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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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Answer inquiries and obtain information for general public, customers, visitors, and other interested parties. Provide information regarding activities conducted at establishment; location of departments, offices, and employees within organization....
Responsible for greeting and directing visitors and patients in a congenial and professional manner, providing a broad scope of information, and referring inquiries of visitors and staff to appropriate resources.High School graduate. Pleasant manner,ready smile, be a good listener, exercise on-the-spot judgement when necessary. 1. MUST BE BILINGUAL-- SPANISH AND ENGLISH 2. High school diploma re...
Receptionist Primary job responsibilities: answer incoming phone calls; greet visitors; sort mail; type correspondence; enter data; file; order office supplies; perform special projects; and assist with basic bookkeeping activities. Requirements include: excellent communication and interpersonal skills; working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and the Internet; accurate and detail oriented; stro...
Dental Receptionist NTN Dental Studio is an expanding restorative and cosmetic dental laboratory seeking a candidate with a background in Dental or Medical Office Administration. This position schedules cases received by our lab in coordination with our lab manager. It also requires scheduling and confirming dental appointments and follow-ups with patients in coordination with our dentist. The po...
Company Confidential Jersey City, NJ, 07306
Job Purpose: Legal secretary/assistant to Law firm. Duties: * Welcomes guests and clients by greeting them in person or on the telephone; answering or directing inquiries. * Conserves attorneys time by reading, reviewing, verifying, and routing correspondence, reports and legal documents; drafting letters and documents; initiating telecommunications; organizing client conferences, and attorney...
Job Purpose: Serves patients by greeting and helping them; Answering phone calls; 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 pe...
Front Desk Receptionist Reynoldsburg optometry office seeking outgoing, dependable individual for front desk receptionist. 30-40 hours per week. Duties include greeting patients, answering phones, scheduling appointments and filing vision and medical insurance claims. Medical office experience helpful but will train excellent candidates. Email resume to ***** This listing brought to ...
Description SUMMARY: Performs duties necessary to maintain imaging records, reports, and film files. This includes clerical tasks such as writing, filing, and typing. Assists physicians and others in locating radiologic records. QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are represent...
A growing OKC company is looking for an energetic person to be a receptionist. If you want to be the face of this great company, please apply today! Job Description: - Operate multi-line phone system; answer, screen and forward calls, provide information, take messages, review voicemails and schedule appointments - Perform administrative support tasks such as proofreading, transcribing handwrit...
TempForce, a local woman-owned staffing service, is seeking a part time evening receptionist on a temp to hire basis for a south western suburbs organization. This temporary to hire opportunity offers an opportunity to work with an organization that has great growth potential into a variety of areas, strong community involvement, and has a well-established employee well-being program.We are seekin...
UPS Supply Chain Solutions is currently seeking a Brokerage office Receptionist. The ideal candidate will have one year of customer service / general office / data entry experience. Job Summary: The individual is the first UPS person a customer will see when they enter our building. This person needs to be able to answer phone calls and direct them to the appropriate depts. This person must have ...
Position Summary/Overview: TheTEMP Receptionist for its Palo Alto, California office is to perform general clerical and reception duties. Although the schedule is 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday-Friday, flexibility with regard to work schedule is required. Essential Job Requirements: - Direct telephone calls to appropriate attorneys and staff; - Meet and greet clients/visitors in reception area and...
Description The Medical Receptionist provides support with daily activities of a medical office including greeting patients, telephone coverage, appointment scheduling, patient registration, and patient referrals. This position answers the telephone and either responds to inquiry, directs caller to appropriate personnel, or initiates a triage email for response by medical personnel. Schedules app...
PURPOSE: This position will be primarily responsible for handling incoming calls from internal and external customers with efficiency, professionalism and accuracy. This position also supports and backs up the CSRI-greeter position. PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: · Primary function is to answer incoming calls in a professional and timely manner in accordance with quality standards and HI...
About Us VISION: Dr. Kenneth Beer and his entire staff are dedicated to providing the highest quality of dermatological care to all of our patients. We are committed to treating each patient with individuality, respect and compassion. HISTORY: Established in 1994 by Dr. Kenneth R. Beer, the practice has since expanded to include West Palm Beach and Jupiter locations. We are a complete skin car...
Description The Medical Receptionist will provide support with daily activities of a busy medical office. Responsible for maintain medical records, including scanning patient records into Electronic Medical Record system. Also assists office as needed by greeting and directing patients and visitors. Answering the phone and responds to inquiries, directs calls. Scheduling appointments in computeri...
FT Receptionist in fast paced medical office to greet patients, make appointments and data entry. Must be personable, professional, computer savvy. Fax resume to 563-441-7925....
Front Desk Receptionists MaternOhio Clinical Associates needs Front Desk Receptionists for our busy Columbus-area Ob/Gyn offices. Experience with insurance coverage, patient financial responsibilities, and proficiency in the collection of deductibles, co-payments and balances required. Ob/Gyn and charge entry experience preferred. Strong interpersonal and communication skills needed; scheduling ex...
Description The Receptionist will provide support with daily activities of a busy cardiology practice including, patient registration/checkout, enter charges, and patient referrals. This position exhibits total commitment to excellent customer service to ensure an outstanding customer experience. Greet and register patients in a prompt, pleasant, and helpful manner. Input and maintain new patien...
Receptionist/Client Service Coordinator Marsh & McLennan Agency (MMA) is looking for a detail-oriented, can-do individual to fill our unique and exciting opportunity as a Receptionist/ Client Service Coordinator. In this role, you will be the face of MMA: greeting in-person visitors; receiving, transferring, and assisting with inbound calls; upholding our security policy; and ensuring a neat, cle...

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Receptionist

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$16,640.00 - $35,000.00
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Education / Training

Some College Coursework Completed
33.6%
High School
24.6%
Bachelor's
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Associates
12.6%
Vocational
3.2%
Certification
3%
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