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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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Seasonal position from September 2014 - January 2015 Hours: 8:00am – 4:30pm Summary: Serves associates and visitors by greeting, welcoming, and directing them; notifies company personnel of visitor arrival; maintains telecommunications system. Duties: * Welcomes visitors by greeting them using tactful and mature judgment, in person or over the telephone; answering or referring inquiries. * D...
NRT is the largest residential real estate brokerage company in the nation. NRT and its affiliated companies, marketing partners and joint ventures provides mortgage, title, insurance, escrow, warranty, relocation and concierge services to NRT's family of companies. We own and operate companies in more than 35 of the nation's largest metropolitan areas, with approximately 725 sales offices, 4,700 ...
Job Description: Seeking a professional and dependable front desk Receptionist for a busy office. Pays up to $12/hr, depending on experience. Looking to interview immediately. Must haves include: - Professional presentation and communication skills - Ability to multi-task and learn quickly - Pay close attention to detail - Retain information and ask questions - Intermediate MS Office skills...
Job Summary: Handles all incoming telephone calls through central switchboard and routes the call to the appropriate party; greets visitors and is responsible to see they are signed in, given the appropriate ID badge for HIPAA purposes and ensures the appropriate personnel are notified of the visitor’s arrival. Primary Job Responsibilities: 1. Answers telephone calls promptly and efficiently; pr...
Company Confidential Salt Lake City, UT, 84111
Receptionist – Downtown Salt Lake City Our client, a prestigious and progressive law firm located in Salt Lake City, seeks an experienced receptionist to greet visitors by welcoming them and directing them appropriately, represent the Firm in a professional manner, maintain security and effectively operate the telephone system in addition to light clerical duties. The ideal candidate will have th...
Immediate need for Medical Front Office Coordinator/ Receptionist in busy ortho. practice. Answer phones, schedule appts., do check in/out, and posting. eCW/EMR experience preferred. Requires attention to detail, personal organization and direction, multi-tasking skills, knowledge of insurance/medical practice, and personality to be able to interact professionally with physicians, patients, case ...
Description: Position Description: We need your receptionist talent to join our elite team of professional s within our Minnetonka location. If you want to achieve more in your mission of health care, you have to be really smart about the business of health care. Challenge yourself, your peers and our industry by shaping what health care looks like and doing your life's best work.(sm) Prim...
Part Time (3-11 p.m. every other Saturday and Sunday evening) Brookdale Plaza Oak Park - 1111 Ontario St.; Oak Park, IL 60302 A career with Brookdale has never been more rewarding! Brookdale is the only national full-spectrum senior living solutions company and committed to providing the best options for our over 110,000 residents we serve. The services that we offer ensure residents continue to...
Medical Experienced F/T Front Office Receptionist needed for busy fast paced physician office. Insurance & collections experience a must. Please send resume to P.O. Box 1818, Kings Mountain, N.C. 28086 ***** Text GS554151 to 56654...
Job Description Insurance agency seeks friendly, outgoing, detail-oriented person to assist with administrative tasks. Duties Duties include welcoming customers, answering phones, accepting client payments, processing mail, scanning/organizing paperwork and supporting licensed agents by assisting with a variety of projects. Qualifications Qualified candidate will communicate professionally wi...
Koppers Performance Chemicals Job Description Job Title: Receptionist /Admin Clerk Department: Logistics Reports To: Logistics Manager FLSA Status: Nonexempt Prepared By: Janie Bailey Prepared Date: 8-26-14 Approved By: Kim Nelson Approved Date:8-26-14 SUMMARY Duties include but are not limited to data entry, answering company phone and greeting visitors, processing invoices for payment...
We are a fast-paced personal injury law firm with a broad client base and a focus on providing excellent service to cases of all sizes. Job Purpose: Serves clients and visitors by greeting them and referring them to the correct contact; notifying staff member of their arrival; maintaining reception room appearance; and entering and updating contact information and appointments into computer syst...
Company Confidential Tampa, FL, 33637
Busy Temple Terrace Engineering Firm has immediate openings for two (2) full-time entry-level administrative assistants/receptionist. Candidates will provide office support/office assistance and provide general administrative/clerical support and other duties/special assignments as needed. Daily responsibilities include filing, scanning and archiving of company records. Copying, binding and packag...
Receptionist South University – West Palm Beach campus. Responsible for answering & routing multi-line phone, greeting/welcoming visitors, assisting with admissions events/projects. Hours: M-F 7:30am-4:30pm Requirements: Bachelor's Degree; minimum one year related experience. Email resume & copy of transcript: ***** EOE DFWP...
Blackhawk designs, assembles, rents, and sell technology advanced offshore and onshore cementing equipment and products for major integrated oil and gas companies, large independent oil and gas companies and foreign national oil and gas companies around the world. Blackhawk is the market leader in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. Blackhawk’s proprietary cementing equipment package, including cement heads...
Job Purpose: Serves patients by greeting and helping them; scheduling appointments; maintaining records , data entry and maintaining relationships with home health agencies. Duties: * Welcomes patients and visitors by greeting patients and visitors, in person or on the telephone; answering or referring inquiries. * Optimizes patients' satisfaction by scheduling appointments in person or by tel...
Part Time (2nd shift) Brookdale Plaza Hawthorn Lakes One - 10 East Hawthorn Pkwy, Vernon Hills, IL 60061 A career with Brookdale has never been more rewarding! Brookdale is the only national full-spectrum senior living solutions company and committed to providing the best options for our over 110,000 residents we serve. The services that we offer ensure residents continue to live the lives that ...
Courtyard Healthcare "Family taking care of family" is Courtyard Healthcare Center's mission. It is our purpose that everyone encounters kindness, competence, and compassion upon entering our facility. While we accept applications for all departments 365 days/year, we are particularly looking for individuals seeking employment for the following positions: Full Time Admissions Coord...
Receptionist Tampa Pavement Constructors, Inc., a subsidiary of Hubbard Construction Company, is currently searching for a Receptionist for our Tampa office. The Receptionist will be answering phones; greeting visitors; signing for packages; mail distribution; collecting employment applications, reviewing for accuracy and entering into applicant tracking system; accounting data entry functions, r...

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