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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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Full Time RECEPTIONIST COMPANY OVERVIEW With over 110 years in furniture manufacturing, and more than 80 years as a furniture retailer, Stickley ( is the proud employer of nearly 1,500 talented individuals. We have three manufacturing facilities and a number of corporate-owned retail showrooms, including Stickley, Audi & Co. showrooms. JOB DESCRIPTION Full-time receptionist po...
Advance your career with MD Now Urgent Care! If you are naturally friendly, love people and enjoy helping others, we'd love to meet you! Now seeking Full Time Front Desk Receptionists for our busy, state-of-the-art urgent care centers. Experience is helpful, but we will train the right highly customer service oriented, extremely computer-savy individual with at least two years of successful and ...
Miami Advertising Agency 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; givi...
Company Confidential Palm City, FL, 34990
Description: Dental Receptionist 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 appoint...
SUMMARY: Greets vendors, customers, job applicants and other visitors, and arranges for transportation services, when needed. Operate as switchboard to route incoming calls and place outgoing calls. Assist all departments with various administrative projects. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Effectively communicate with all levels of management, coworkers and clients Proficiently switch from one p...
Want to work with great people? Join the Caring Hands Animal Hospital family! Our growing hospital is looking for experienced a full-time Veterinary Receptionist at our Arlington, VA location. We are seeking a career oriented person who is committed to the profession, to his/her co-workers, and will put forth the extra effort needed to achieve the high-quality service our clients expect. More ab...
Education Requirements: High school graduate or higher Experience Requirements: Minimum of two (2) year experience working in an office environment. Must be familiar with Microsoft Office such as word, excel, and outlook. Bilingual (Spanish) preferred. Equipment Used: Office equipment such as computer, telephone, copy machine, and fax machine. Job Duties: 1. Answer all incoming calls, an...
Company Confidential Charlotte, NC, 28202
Full service, multi-state law firm seeks polished, professional front desk receptionist for its Charlotte, NC office. Candidate should be reliable, highly organized, and detail oriented. The ideal candidate will possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills as well as a pleasing telephone presence. The receptionist will be responsible for answering and routing incoming calls on a Cisco ...
M. Cohen and Sons, a 4th Generation metal/glass/wood design and fabrication studio looking for an organized, friendly front desk receptionist/administrative assistant. Job Requirements: - Greet persons entering establishment, determine nature and purpose of visit, and direct or escort them to specific destination - Perform administrative support tasks, such as proofreading, invoices, balance sh...
As a nonprofit organization, the American Council on Exercise (ACE) offers professional certifications and free fitness resources to help people from all walks of life. We believe in what we do, and we want employees who do too. We’re looking for health-conscious people who have a passion for helping others live healthy lifestyles. And in return, you’ll receive 100% paid employee coverage for hea...
SALES ASSISTANT/FRONT OFFICE RECEPTIONIST The Santa Ynez Valley News, a division of Lee Enterprises, in Solvang, is looking for a proactive and organized sales assistant/front office receptionist to support the advertising sales team and provide excellent customer service at this busy bi-weekly newspaper. This position is part time, 30 hrs/week with benefits. Apply online at www.santamariatimes.c...
Busy Gastroenterology office looking for Medical Receptionist Description: 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 treat...
Part Time Chancellor Place Windsor - 907 Adele Drive; Windsor, CA 95492 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 they want while also meeting all ...
HOUSING SOLUTIONS CENTER RECEPTIONIST/CLERK $9.41 Hr. to start plus benefits. Requires High School Diploma or GED plus six months experience in clerical and receptionist duties. This position is primarily responsible for greeting and directing individuals coming to the Housing Solutions Center. Requires good telephone answering skills, filing skills, ability to communicate clearly and be willing ...
Maryland Fire Equipment Corporation is a family-owned business that has provided various types of fire protection services and equipment throughout the Washington Metropolitan area since 1961. We are currently seeking a Receptionist with the following qualifications ... * Strong organizational skills * Professional telephone manner and customer service experience * Ability to work independently...
Company Confidential Annandale, VA, 22003
We are looking for an experienced, friendly, outgoing, compassionate, first impressions person for a busy growing Ob/Gyn practice. Our office is in search of an experienced front office person who is friendly, energetic and has great people skills. Can welcome patients into the office with a smile Excellent multitasking and organizational skills are a must Greatphone skills Ease and experienc...
Company Confidential HOLLAND, MI, 49424
Dental Receptionist Part Time & Full Time Duties include dental insurance billing, accounts receivable, scheduling. Experience required, Spanish speaking a plus. Send reply to: *****...
Company Confidential Lakeland, FL, 33802
RECEPTIONIST NEEDED Exp. required. Must be detail oriented and multi-task for busy Chiropractic office Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri 7:30am-6:30pm Email Resume to: *****...
Company Confidential Columbus, OH, 43222
Specialty Plastic Surgical Practice seeks experienced front desk person. Medical assisting or billing/coding degree a plus. Hiring manager will consider applicants with previous experience only. Part time hours, 4-5 days per week; approximately 28 - 30 hours per week. Exciting and motivated team environment....
Taking Walk-In Interview between the open hours listed below and looking to hire someone this week. PLEASE BRING IN COPY OF YOUR RESUME WITH YOU ! Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: - 9a.m. - 5p.m. Wednesday & Friday: - 9a.m. - 7p.m. Saturday:- By Appointments Only Otherwise Closed Sunday: - Closed Address: StoneMart 1044 University Ave Building 2 Unit 4 Rochester, NY 14607 This a recep...

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