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Receptionist Job Overview

Receptionists create the first impression at many types of businesses. They answer phones, transfer calls, take messages, greet visitors or customers, and offer refreshments to guests. In some organizations, they also do administrative tasks such scheduling, typing, copying, filing, handling travel details, restocking kitchen supplies and sorting mail.

Receptionist Job Types

Medical receptionists work in a healthcare setting where they greet patients, collect insurance information and schedule appointments.

Corporate receptionists welcome visitors. They may also book company conference rooms, answer phones and handle secretarial work.

Beauty salon receptionists work at a front desk where they book appointments, greet and direct customers, and collect payments.

A government receptionist’s job often centers on verifying visitors’ identities. They issue temporary identification cards and call officials to let them know they have guests.

Receptionists who work in a transit facility answer passengers’ questions about departures, arrivals and local amenities.

Receptionist Education

You can typically land receptionist work with a high school diploma or GED, followed by on-the-job training. Having experience with word processing and spreadsheets will help you find receptionist employment.

Receptionist Job Market

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) predicts receptionist jobs will grow 24 percent from 2010 to 2020 -- faster than most occupations. While some companies now go without a receptionist, most continue to have a receptionist working the front desk and greeting guests in person. Plenty of new receptionist jobs open up because it’s an entry-level position from which people move up relatively quickly. Most growth in receptionist job opportunities will happen in healthcare settings, including doctors’ and dentists’ offices and elder-care facilities, the BLS says.

Receptionist Salaries

The average receptionist salary was $26,730 in May 2011, according to the BLS. The highest mean salary was earned by receptionists working in dental offices: $30,380.

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We need the ultimate multi-tasker to join a fast paced Salem office. Express Employment Professionals is looking for a bilingual receptionist to join their dynamic team. The receptionist is responsible for creating a positive first impression for all traffic (in-person or telephone) in the Express office to increase the weekly ratio of inquiry calls to qualified interviews. As the office host/host...
Company Confidential Los Angeles, CA, 90014
Global Finance Firm is looking for a warm and personable Receptionist. This is an amazing opportunity to work alongside a top-performing team. In this highly visible Receptionist role, you will act as an ambassador for the firm as you direct incoming communications and establish an instant rapport with clients, vendors, and guests. You will ensure seamless operations by overseeing communal office...
Frontline Source Group - temporary staffing and direct hire firm – is looking for a Temporary Receptionist for our Dallas, TX client on a contract basis. Responsibilities: Greet all visitors and clients with an extremely professional and friendly demeanor Answer/Direct a multiline phone system Show Clients to the conference Order Entry Creating Files Stocking Refreshments Order Supplies (if need b...
Brannan Sand & Gravel is currently seeking a Receptionist for our main office in Denver. This position is a vital role to our business and we are seeking someone who can be professional; pleasant and make everyone who comes in the door feel welcome. We offer competitive wages/benefits and we were recently voted as one of the “Top Work Places” by the Denver Post. The person in this role will be res...
The J.P. Morgan Client Center is a meeting facility for bankers to welcome JPMorgan Private Bank's clients in a private yet sophisticated environment. Our role is to welcome our guests, manage the facility to maintain and reflect the JPMorgan "first class experience." A qualified candidate must be highly organized, competent in key administrative skills, well-spoken and comfortable in a fast-paced...
Dakota Sanitation is currently seeking a RECEPTIONIST to work in a fast paced office setting. Qualified candidate must possess strong phone, PC and organizational skills. FT Mon-Fri 8-5 with full benefit package. Wage DOE. Send resume to: info@ Or apply in person at: 723 Memorial Hwy, Bismarck, ND...
PT Telemarketers/FT Receptionist Garland Road Thrift Store Dallas, TX. Now hiring PT Telemarketers & a FT Receptionists. Apply at 10030 Garland Rd. Dallas, TX. 75218, Mon-Fri. 10a-4p The Dallas Morning News - 04/16/2014...
Randstad is recognized for working with some of the most successful companies in Boston. Our client is a local Asset Management firm located in Downtown Boston is seeking an ambitious and detailed oriented Receptionist/Administrative Assistant to assist in keeping the office running smooth. The candidates that typically thrive in their company culture are described as hardworking and passionate in...
Randstad is the second largest staffing company in the country and located between the Manchester and Londonderry Business Districts. Our office is looking to bring on energetic Receptionists who are looking for PART-TIME and FULL-TIME opportunities as well as those who are looking to work strictly temporarily(we have clients who like to have the same fill in Receptionist back every time their ful...
Receptionist at Elite Hedge Fund Fairfield County, CT One of the world’s most successful hedge funds seeks a polished, outgoing, team- player with the interpersonal skills to provide an outstanding first impression for the firm’s valued clients, both in person and on the phone; as well as being THE source of information for the firm’s employees. One of the world’s most successful hedge funds seeks...
Dental Front Office Receptionist Seeking experienced front office dental receptionist to join our team.Responsibilities include checking in/out patients, insurance eligibility/claims/verification, scheduling appointments, posting payments. Must be organized, pay close attention to detail and follow through on tasks. Experience with SoftDent is preferred, Bilingual is a plus but not required. Pleas...
Company Confidential Evansville, IN, 47712
Full-time Receptionist/Clerical for Law Firm. Send resume, with salary requirements, to: ***** Posting provided by:...
Part-time receptionist position. Monday-Friday 10 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. For an insurance agency located in Hartwick Seminary. E-mail resume to ***** or fax to (607) 432-4174 attention Brenda Witter or mail to Hughson & Benson, 326 Main St. Oneonta, NY 13820. This job listing brought to you by The Daily Star...
Mankato, 56001
Receptionist/Scheduler Full Time Position Primary Responsibilities: Provide customer service to all visitors as needed. Professionally answer and direct telephone calls. Maintain nursing schedule on a staff scheduling program. Ensure that Nursing department is sufficiently staffed. Additional Responsibilities include receiving and distributing mail, ordering and stocking nursing supplies, providin...
Company Confidential Tuscaloosa, AL, 35403
CRISIS CALLS SPECIALIST/ RECEPTIONIST- answer phones and direct accordingly, assist staff with clerical duties, enter monthly data, other duties as assigned. Requires a high school diploma/ GED, excellent communication and clerical skills, knowledge and understanding of domestic violence and sexual assault, ability to relate to a diverse population, ability to handle all information in a confident...
VET OFFICE ASST. F/T at Canine Companion for a Receptionist in our Veterinary Clinic. M-F, 8-5pm. Prior exper. in a vet clinic pref. $12.54-$14.63 DOE. Apply at website Source:
Company Confidential Feasterville, PA, 19053
RECEPTIONIST, part-time position for rapidly expanding repair company in Feasterville needed for immediate hire A friendly and professional demeanor with good communication skills are a MUST Duties include answering calls, scheduling jobs, mapping routes for technicians, emailing, faxing, copying and fi ling Must be reliable and ready to work $10/Hr, 2-3 days a week, 8am-4pm No medical benefi ts o...
Requirements Bose Corporation is looking for a Receptionist to join its team. The main responsibility of the position is to receive and direct in-coming calls through the main Bose phone number for employees, Sales, Engineering, Marketing and all other Bose business units. The average call volume per receptionist is approximately 150 per day. Phones are answered through a PC-based application. Add...
Assists with the coordination of office activities under the supervision of the Office Manager; provides secretarial services and other clerical functions by performing assigned duties. Demonstrates a positive and professional attitude and working relationship with all company staff. Manages related expenditures in a fiscally responsible manner in accordance with the Companys budget. Travels as ne...
Job Description: Are you a professional receptionist looking to expand on your responsibilities? Do you recognize the importance of first impressions,whether face to face or over the phone? Do you have 2+ years of receptionist experience and a good work history? We are looking for that go-to ,can-do "Director of First Impressions." If you are the person that everyone goes to in a pinch, then you a...
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