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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.
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.
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.
Company Confidential Cheltenham, PA, 19012
Full time opening for an experienced Receptionist / Administrative Assistant in Cheltenham, PA. The successful candidate will provide administrative support as needed throughout the company in addition to: -Prepare proposals, quotes or bids, memoranda, letters using various software packages. Provide support through copying, faxing and mailing as requested. -Computer savvy with strong typing skill...
Carpenter, Hazlewood, Delgado & Bolen is seeking an experienced and professional Receptionist/Office Assistant for our Tucson location. The ideal candidate is experienced, friendly, enjoys reception work. The front desk duties are focused primarily on greeting visitors, as well as other administrative and project responsibilities. This position also answers the phones and direct calls to the appro...
We are a Camarillo based litigation law firm looking for assistance. Your abilities will help define your opportunities. Since we are a small firm your goal will be to accomplish the law firm mission by completing various tasks as needed. Receptionist work includes answering phones and interacting with clients. Maintain supplies by checking stock to determine inventory levels; anticipating require...
Strategic Behavioral Center-Wilmington is a state-of-the-art 92-bed Joint Commission accredited residential and acute treatment facility in Wilmington, NC serving adolescents and their families who are in crisis. SBC-Wilmington is seeking a part-time receptionist to work Saturday and Sunday every other weekend. Hours will be 3 pm to 11pm. Receptionist Job Purpose:Serves visitors by greeting, welco...
Company:Children’s Choice Pediatrics, Inc. Location:Stow, Ohio Position:Medical Receptionist/ Medical Assistant Details:Position is full-time, year round. Benefits:SummaCare Medical Insurance Start Date:Immediately Description: Children's Choice Pediatrics is a private practice located in Stow, Ohio. We see patients from birth to 21 years of age for physical and ill appointments. We are seeking a...
Medical Receptionist *Positions available in Nassau, Suffolk & Queens* ProHEALTH, one of the largest private multi-specialty medical practices in New York State has immediate openings for full-time medical receptionists. Job Purpose: Serves patients by greeting and helping them; scheduling appointments; maintaining records and accounts. Duties include: Check in and greets patients in a polite mann...
America’s Best is a wholly owned subsidiary of National Vision, Inc that currently operates retail optical stores in 28 states and the District of Columbia. With over 370 locations across the country, and forty stores being added annually, America's Best consistently delivers millions of pairs of quality eyeglasses, contact lenses and eye exams to our customers at the low prices America deserves e...
Receptionist IRC#2693 Seeking a qualified candidate for a corporate Receptionist. The individual will operate a multi-line telephone system which includes receiving and routing calls, responding to requests, and conveying messages. Makes appropriate announcements and notifies proper authorities in response to alarms or emergencies. Greets visitors and directs to appropriate personnel and maintains...
Casual Receptionist Concordia at Rebecca Residence, Skilled/Personal Care facility is seeking a Casual Receptionist. The Receptionist provides front desk and telephone/switchboard coverage in a professional, friendly, and compassionate manner when dealing with residents, families, co-workers, and visitors. Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent. Must display a caring attitude toward resi...
Company Confidential MARYVILLE, TN, 37801
Progressive, service-oriented, fast-paced veterinary hospital seeks to enhance our veterinary team by adding a energetic, articulate team oriented and self motivating receptionist. Our busy animal hospital is looking for someone with at least 2 years of customer service experience. Veterinary software experience preferred, computer experience is required. Must be comfortable with companion animals...
Successful and distinguished investment firm seeks a Receptionist/Meeting Coordinator for their Boston headquarters! In this role, you will be responsible for helping to manage the reception desk and lobby; welcoming and directing guests and clients; interacting with Executive Assistants to coordinate and schedule the conference rooms throughout the day; ordering, setting-up, and breaking down cat...
Synergy Investments, a leading Boston commercial real estate firm, seeks a full time Administrative Assistant/Receptionist. Synergy is a growing company with opportunity for the right individual to join our staff and grow with our organization. Must be a motivated, self-starter and possess strong work ethic with a minimum of 1+ year professional experience. Essential Duties & Responsibilities · Pr...
The Receptionist/Media Traffic Coordinator is the first member of staff encountered or spoken to by any visitor/caller to the agency. They should strive to always present a friendly but professional appearance and manner. The agency expects this manner to extend to the expert fielding of client calls and the efficient noting of messages. As a Media Traffic Coordinator responsibilities include hand...
Front Office Receptionist Metro Community Health Center, Inc. is a nonprofit community health center located in Swissvale, PA. We are seeking a Full-Time Front Office Receptionist, which will serve as the first team member to patients visiting our health center. The ideal candidate will be flexible and will be able to work both days and evenings. Experience in a Medical, Family Practice environmen...
Receptionist, good computer skills, exceptional customer service skills, duties include filing, answer phones, front desk clerk, set up room for meetings, clean kitchen and all other office duties. This position will cover for the permanent person at the company when they are unable to work. Will need to be able to work anywhere from 1 - 5 days a week. Would like the on call person be able to repo...
Greet, instruct, direct and schedule patients. Serve as liaison between patients and the physical therapy staff. Perform and follow through with clerical and secretarial activities inherent to the operations and needs of the department under the direction of the physical therapist. Work closely with the physical therapist to ensure efficiency and optimal delivery of services. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND...
Pierce Aluminum is a leading service center specialized in providing metals products to the aerospace, high tech, marine, transportation, and manufacturing industries. Our Franklin, MA location is currently seeking a Receptionist/Administrative Coordinator. The Receptionist and Administrative Coordinator Position is responsible for: Answering main line switchboard Greeting Customers, Vendors, and...
Company Confidential Mansfield, MA, 02048
Front Desk Receptionist/Dental Assistant (Mansfield MA) compensation: Competitive Salary Part-Time Dental Assistant/Front Desk Receptionist needed for busy dental practice. -Looking for a reliable, honest, and dedicated person to fill this position. Person of interest must have a flexible schedule and be able to perform dental assistant duties as well as front desk duties. Knowledge of Dentrix sof...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Kforce is seeking an Receptionist for a client in Tampa, Florida (FL). This is a great opportunity but a temporary position with this company. Job Description: Answers multiple phone lines Excellent customer service skills PC proficiency Answers multiple phone lines Must be able to record and distribute clear, concise messages, and direct calls appropriately to ensure fast, accur...
HR Receptionist/Administrative Assistant $16.00 p/h Madison The QTI Group is a privately owned human resources and staffing organization. Specializing in the placement of industrial, administrative, professional and executive talent, we partner with you to understand your career goals and advise you on opportunities. Our wide reaching network lets us offer you more choices at all skill levels with...
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$16,640.00 - $35,000.00
Typical Salary for Receptionist
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Some College Coursework Completed
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Answers inquiries and obtains information for general public, customers, visitors, and other interested parties; provides information regarding activities conducted at establishment; location of departments, offices, and employees within organization.
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Operates telephone switchboard to answer, screen and forward calls, providing information, taking messages, and scheduling appointments.
Greets persons entering establishment, determines nature and purpose of visit, and directs or escorts them to specific destination.
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