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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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Company Confidential Denton, TX, 76205
Front Office/ Receptionist needed for local physicians. Experience a plus. Fax Resume to 940-381-0727...
We have an exciting DIRECT HIRE opportunity with an international trade finance company located in Midtown Manhattan! The receptionist will be reporting directly to the CFO. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: - Answering all phone calls and directing them to the appropriate department in a clear and concise manner. - Greeting all clients and visitors in a professional...
STAFF ASSISTANT/RECEPTIONIST “Director of First Impressions” – be the new face of this very established and successful company! Responsibilities: greet and direct visitors including vendors, clients, job candidates and customers (offer refreshments); handle incoming calls and perform general clerical duties in upscale corporate office (Edina location/free parking) manage lobby area – receive/route...
ANDOVER- Medical Office Receptionist Full-time, medical office experience preferred, must have excellent customer service and phone skills, ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment, professional appearance and friendly demeanor. Resume can be faxed to 316-733-1280 or delivered in person to 105 S. Andover Rd, Suite D....
Dental Office Coordinator/ Receptionist Join our busy, friendly practice. Four days a week. Available immediately. Dental experience required. Duties will include varied clerical and admin aspects of the practice. Please email resume to: info@ gentledentistrockford .com or fax to 815-636-2686...
Portage, 53901
General Engineering Company is looking for a qualified candidate to fill a Receptionist position at their Portage, WI office. This is an entry level position that is responsible for greeting clients and customers, on the phone and in person, the upkeep of the front office area and all routine clerical functions. Please visit our website at for full job description and resume...
Now Hiring Receptionist, Phlebotomist and Laboratory Technicians Seeking energetic employees to work in a drug free, fast paced environment. Must have a HS diploma or equilvant. Apply online at or in person at 2575 Sunset Dr. Paid Medical benefits, 401K & two weeks paid vacation after 1 year. Must be willing to work EVENINGS & WEEKENDS. Posting provided by:...
Mercer, 16137
COME JOIN OUR TEAM! Currenty accepting applications for the following positions: C.N.A. ($1000 Sign-On Bonus) P.C. Aide Baylor R.N. Weekend Receptionist Dietary Aide Interested applicants may apply in person at 8221 Lamor Road, Mercer, PA 16137, or online at EOE This job listing brought to you by The Sharon Herald...
Company Confidential Stillwater, 74074
Multiple Openings Available Now! For our growing office: Optician Apprentice Receptionist Chart Room Tech Surgery Scheduler Medical Assistant Apply today by sending in your resume and cover letter to *****...
Company Confidential Medford, MA, 02155
RECEPTIONIST Wanted P/T for busy optical shop in Mediford Sq. Must be personable with computer skills. Call (781) 391-8222...
MEDICAL RECEPTIONIST - Port Orange/ Palm Coast offices for fast paced Specialty Practice. Computer experience a must & EMR helpful. Fax resume to (386)677-2134...
Full-time Receptionist/Errand Person Datsopoulos, MacDonald & Lind, P.C. Attn: Office Admin 201 W. Main, Suite 201, Missoula, MT 59802 ***** ALL INQUIRIES STRICTLY CONFIDENTIAL...
Receptionist/Scheduler: Customer Service skills. Schedule appointments. Clerical duties. Electronic Healthcare Record; keyboard 50 wpm. Fulltime with employee benefits. Resume to PFC, WCPS, 1230 E 1st St., Casper, WY 82601, Attn: Joan or Fax 266-3177 or
RECEPTIONIST/ SERVICE REP needed for Insurance office. E-mail resume to: ***** Posting provided by:...
Part-Time Receptionist/Loan Service Must be available to work 2-3 consecutive days per week from 8:30 to 5:30. Some additional duties involving loan servicing may be included. Good organization, computer, customer service and telephone skills required. Previous banking and/or lending background helpful. Submit resume to ***** or by fax to (580)249-8256. EOE This job l...
Receptionist/Filing Part-time, 20-30hrs. Send resumes to: Stuart A. Glasser MD 916 Green Street Greensburg, PA. 15601...
Toyota of the Black Hills is hiring for RECEPTIONIST POSITION Full time opening available for a front desk receptionist.Serves visitors by greeting, welcoming, and directing them appropriately; notifies companypersonnel of visitor arrival. Must have following skills/qualifications: multi-line telephone, good verbal communication, professionalism, positive attitude, Microsoft office, customer focus...
Provides general office support with a variety of clerical activities and related tasks. The receptionist will be responsible for answering incoming calls directing calls to appropriate associates mail distribution flow of correspondence requisition of supplies as well as additional clerical duties. Essential Functions Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities t...
Currently seeking a full time greeter/receptionist to join our growing team in the Corpus ChristiTX location. Applicant must have the ability to multitask as the requirements are not limited to greeting clients. The chosen applicant will assist attorneys in transcribing sorting faxing and other clerical duties as assigned. Must have great phone etiquette skills as Greeter will direct phone calls t...
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