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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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Phone Receptionist Needed -20-30 hours/wk -$9.50/hr starting pay -Experience in telemarketing is not necessary, but is a plus -Looking for someone reliable and motivated to make outbound calls -Office has an upbeat and positive atmosphere. Please call 612-201-4828...
Company Confidential Memphis, TN
Imperial Security Memphis, TN Immediate Opening! Receptionist Light Office Duty Good Phone Voice Computer a Plus! $500-$600 week Overtime Available Benefit package Flexible Schedule 2555 Poplar Ave Interviewing Mon-Fri 10a-4p Please Submit Resume An Equal Opportunity Employer...
Receptionist Location: Appleton, WI 54913 Job Type: Temporary - Part Time Shift: First Shift Job Id: 73318 Base Pay: $10.00 Profession: Office Date Posted: 10/16/2014 About the Position: Summary: The QTI Group is currently looking for a part-time receptionist for a very reputable client in Appleton! Schedule: Monday and Friday 7:15-4:15, will also be a back up for the other receptionist...
Company Confidential Sarasota, FL, 34240
Receptionist/ Secretary - Construction Firm. Proficient in WP /Excel. Duties include Answering phones & filing. Multi-tasking skills a must. Fax resume (941) 377-2912...
Assistant / Receptionist needed for Chiropractic office. No experience necessary, will train. Must be dependable,service oriented with computer knowledge & friendly. Fax 341-8718 or bring resume to 1717 S. Boulevard -Suite A This job listing brought to you by The Edmond Sun...
Description: Receptionist Job Purpose: Serves visitors by greeting, welcoming, and directing them appropriately; notifies company personnel of visitor arrival; maintains security and telecommunications system. Job Duties: · Welcomes visitors by greeting them, in person or on the telephone; answering or referring inquiries. · Directs visitors by maintaining employee and department directories; ...
Dynamic Customer Service / Receptionist Wanted Voyage One Group Inc. Now Hiring Exciting Opportunity… We Want You to Grow with Us! Imagine coming to work at a place you want to be! You will be working with game changers and innovative minded team members. We are a fast paced small growing adventurous eCommerce company with a team that is ambitious and passionate about what we do. We foster ope...
Full-Time RECEPTIONIST Fast paced growing dental office needs receptionist for Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 8a-8p. Insurance and incentives included. Some travel required. Only applicants with dental experience will be considered. Send resume to *****...
WE ARE LOOKING FOR A FULL TIME, BILINGUAL MEDICAL RECEPTIONIST. MUST HAVE 1-2 YEARS EXPERIENCE, BILINGUAL ENGLISH-SPANISH, EXCELLENT WITH ENGLISH GRAMMAR, FULL KNOWLEDGE OF SPANISH MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY, EXPERIENCE WITH CLINICAL WORKS PROGRAM A PLUS. THIS POSITION WILL REQUIRE SCRUBS. THIS IS AN EXCELLENT OPPORTUNITY!!!!!!...
Job Purpose: Serves patients by greeting and helping them; scheduling appointments; maintaining records and accounts. Duties: * Welcomes patients and visitors by greeting patients and visitors, in person or on the telephone; answering or referring inquiries. * Optimizes patients' satisfaction, provider time, and treatment room utilization by scheduling appointments in person or by telephone. ...
DENTAL RECEPTIONIST/ ADMINISTRATOR We are seeking an extraordinary individual with 5 star communication and organizational skills. Dental experience a must. We are team dedicated to quality patient care. Please fax cover letter & resume to: World Class Dentistry (941) 922-3774...
Receptionist Needed! 3-day wk for Westside Pediatric Office. Medical office exp. req. Send resume to 6920 Parkdale Pl. #109, Indpls IN 46254. This job listing brought to you by The Hendricks County Flyer...
Job Description: Terrific opportunity for a professional individual ready to move ahead in a great career. As a front office receptionist for this large property management firm, you will be responsible for: assisting in phone reception, providing clerical and administrative support for a large staff and assisting in administrative duties for the office. Must have at least 2 years of administrati...
Job Description: Exciting and stable company in Santa Barbara is looking for a front office receptionist to join there team. Company features: *Stability and opportunity for growth *Casual work environment and a work life balance *Excellent benefits including 401K, medical and dental benefits Responsibilities include *Answering phones *Sorting and distributing mail *Light bookkeeping incl...
Job Purpose: Serves visitors by greeting, welcoming, and directing them appropriately; notifies company personnel of visitor arrival; maintains security and telecommunications system. Duties: * Welcomes visitors by greeting them, in person or on the telephone; answering or referring inquiries. * Directs visitors by maintaining employee and department directories; giving instructions. * Mainta...
Greetings, Thanks for all your help and time on this. Would you be interested in pursuing this role? Kindly respond with the requested details; Updated Resume Hourly Rate Availability to Start Reason for JOB change Let me know if you need any additional details. Awaiting your prompt response! JOB Overview: Dress Code – Business casual, no jeans, sneakers, or tank tops. Work Hours – Hou...
Summary: This position supports Savers vision by answering high volume and routing incoming calls, greeting visitors, performing other routine clerical duties in support of the corporate location, processing the mail, maintaining the office equipment, and providing assistance with other corporate projects when necessary. Essential Job Functions: · Answers and routes incoming phone calls. · Gre...
Company Confidential Webster, NY, 14580
Independent Insurance Agency located in the Webster area is looking for a full time receptionist/Administrative Assistant. Overview: Responsible for handling front office reception and administration duties, including greeting guests and offering them a beverage, answering phones, handling customer inquiries, and sorting and distributing mail Qualifications: -College education desirable or equ...
Company Confidential Victor, NY, 14564
Full time ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT/RECEPTIONIST position Fast growing, dynamic technical company in Victor, NY is looking for a front desk receptionist/assistant. This will be a 40 hours per week job that will require the following skills: 1. Ordering company supplies – make sure kitchen is stocked, supply room maintained, ordering sodas, make BJ runs, etc. 2. Catering – interact with local cat...
Job Purpose: Serves callers, visitors, and employees by greeting and directing callers and visitors; maintaining security and telecommunications system. Duties: * Greets and directs corporate office callers by answering telephone calls from customers; determining nature of business and directing callers to appropriate destination. * Welcomes visitors and employees to the corporate office by gr...

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Receptionist

Salaries

$16,640.00 - $35,000.00
Typical Salary for Receptionist
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Education / Training

Some College Coursework Completed
33.6%
High School
24.6%
Bachelor's
20.6%
Associates
12.6%
Vocational
3.2%
Certification
3%
(602 Respondents)
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