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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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Frontline Source Group - temporary staffing and direct hire firm – is looking for a Corporate Receptionist for our Richardson, TX client for a contract to possible hire opportunity. The Corporate Receptionist is responsible for managing the front desk and reception area in a professional manner. Operates the multi-line telephone system to answer incoming calls and directs callers to appropriate pe...
Administrative Assistant (Several opportunities) Intermediate to Advanced level in MS Word Intermediate to Advanced level in MS Excel Strong data entry skills Excellent communication skills in reading, writing and speaking Ability to multi-task Answer department phone Some positions are asking for Bi-lingual however not a must for other positions Receptionist (Several opportunities) Ability to ans...
Company Confidential Manhasset, NY, 11030
Front desk position with back office responsibilities: Established union subcontractor seeks qualified candidate for receptionist/payroll and administrative support position. Primary day-to-day activities will be answering phones, word processing, sorting mail, and providing administrative support to the payroll, project management and sales departments, as well as the office manager. Small office...
Comprehensive Health Care is a home health care agency located in Sharonville that is currently looking for a Receptionist/Administrative Assistant. The applicant must have reception experience and excellent organizational skills. Hours are 9 - 5, Monday through Friday....
Our client, a global Insurance Company, is seeking to hire an Administrative Receptionist to add to their team. The ideal candidate is professional, has top notch communication skills, and has a 'no task beneath me' mentality. Qualified candidates must have at least six months of administrative or reception experience post-graduation. RESPONSIBILITIES •Ensure the reception area, conference rooms a...
Byrne & Jones Construction is an asphalt paving, concrete flatwork and formwork, stabilization and sports construction contractor specializing in commercial and industrial projects in the St. Louis Metropolitan Area. We provide a wide range of services from construction of new parking facilities, to maintenance and repair of existing paved areas, to top-line athletic running tracks and tennis cour...
Medley Turrentine & Associates LLC, an Independent Insurance Agency in NW Oklahoma City, is looking for a receptionist with courteous and professional manners and appearance who can build relationships with internal and external customers and coworkers. Must have the willingness to learn new skills, be punctual and maintain excellent attendance. · Demonstrates positive, cooperative behavior with s...
Company Confidential Sparks Glencoe, MD, 21152
Multi-provider dermatology office in the Sparks/Hunt Valley area looking for an experienced front office medical receptionist. Must have "MINIMUM 1 YEAR" verifiable medical office experience and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment. Experience working with a variety of health insurances. Must have experience working with an electronic medical records software. Great pay, benefits and paid tim...
Receptionist/Administrative Assistant Haas Factory Outlet - A Division of Allendale Machinery Systems Inc. is a distributor for Haas Automation, the largest machine tool builder in the United States. HFO Allendale is defined not only by its machining centers but by its outstanding service and applications. Role Description Mature, dependable, easy-going individual who possesses the ability to perf...
Company Confidential New York City, NY, 10019
MEDICAL RECEPTIONIST Small but expanding Physical Therapy office looking for a part-time Front Desk Receptionist 25-30 hours weekly. Individual must be self-motivated, have excellent communication skills and be willing to work as a team player. Responsibilities include answering phones, scheduling and confirming appointments, greeting patients, processing credit cards and insurance verification. R...
PLEASE NOTE THAT 3 YEARS OF DENTAL EXPERIENCE IS REQUIRED. A fast pace Cosmetic Dental office in Glenview IL. is looking for an outstanding dental receptionist. The ideal candidate must be detail oriented, self motivated, responsible, professional, organized, friendly with a positive attitude and can multitask. Must live within Thirty minutes from the office. Experience in the following areas is h...
The American Institute of Gastric Banding (AIGB) is an industry-leading network of physicians, healthcare professionals, surgical and diagnostic centers, support resources and aftercare specialists, dedicated to the comprehensive treatment and care of our LAP-BAND® and Gastric Sleeve surgery patients. Our comprehensive program is branded to consumers as True Results. Front Office Receptionist/Surg...
Receptionist Galleria area construction company has just promoted their current receptionist which has created this opening. They typically use their front desk receptionist position as the training ground for other positions within the administrative support staff, so if you are ambitious and want to be on the fast track, this company deserves your attention. Full-time position with excellent ben...
Chestnut Health Systems is a leading provider of behavioral health care services. Over the course of 40 years, Chestnut has grown to over 700 committed, compassionate employees providing care at multiple substance abuse and mental health treatment centers in Central and Southern Illinois. Chestnut also conducts research and training throughout the U.S., as well as provides employee assistance prog...
RECEPTIONIST AT MIROMAR DESIGN CENTER PT Saturday only position for outgoing & well-spoken candidate to welcome consumers & design professionals, provide information, make database entries, handle occasional e-money transactions and assist w/events from time to time. Proficiency in Microsoft Office apps required. Submit resume to *****...
A small, two Physician Ophthalmology practice seeks an experienced Medical Receptionist in Rockville, MD. Duties include: Answering incoming phone calls Scheduling appointments Paperwork Data entry Checking patients in/out Verifying health insurance, etc Requirements include: A high school degree or equivalent and two years of relevant medical office experience is required for this position. One m...
Receptionist/ needed for phones, filing, mail and misc.administration. Excel, word or job cost experience helpful. E-mail resume and salary requirements to *****...
Company Confidential Winter Haven, FL, 33881
Receptionist – Call Center Page 2 POSITION: RECEPTIONIST – CALL CENTER DEPARTMENT: Front Office REPORTS TO: Front Office Supervisor Job Summary: This individual is responsible for scheduling all patient appointments with necessary physician in a professional and courteous manner, ensuring the patient feels welcome to the practice and continues coming here to receive top quality care, and monitorin...
Our client in Exton, PA is seeking an administrative receptionist to join their busy office on a permanent basis! This is a direct hire opportunity that would interview immediately. Responsibilities of the role include answering phones, greeting incoming guests, customer service over the phone and through email, and inventory management, including processing purchase orders and sales orders. This...
1st Choice is seeking a Bi-Lingual Receptionist to work with our client in Montgomery County, Maryland. The Bi-lingual Receptionist will manage all incoming calls from multiple telephone lines. The receptionist will be responsible for greeting visitors. The Bi-Lingual Receptionist is tasked with the responsibility of deciphering the needs of walk-in customers and phone inquiries, having been train...
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