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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.

1000+ Receptionist jobs found on Monster.

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Company Confidential Carle Place, NY, 11514
RECEPTIONIST Receptionist - Fast paced Nassau County law firm seeks an EXPERIENCED receptionist. Applicant must have a minimum of two years experience with a high volume - multi line phone system. Duties to include: answering phone lines, redirecting calls, greeting clients, opening and sorting mail, drafting letters and filing forms. Candidate must have a positive, outgoing personality and be abl...
Front Desk / Medical Receptionist We are looking for a front desk person for our very busy Family Practice office in Mid-Pinellas County. Doctor’s office experience is required – preferably in Family Practice. Duties include: Patient check in/check out, make and change appointments, insurance verification, appointment reminder calls, collection of co-pays and deductibles, balancing daily accounts...
Company Confidential Northville, MI, 48167
Full time Medical Assistant/Receptionist needed for busy family practice in Northville. 2 years experience preferred, must be able to work in a fast paced environment and be self motivated. We are open 7 am to 7 pm Monday thru Friday, 8 am to 1:30 pm Saturday, and the right candidate will be able to work all shifts. Please send resume to *****....
JOB SUMMARY: The Administrative Receptionist will be responsible for answering telephones, processing mail, performing basic receptionist duties and serve as support to administrative staff. III. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: A. Answer the telephone, screen and transfer all calls, and take messages as necessary. B. Assist all persons that visit the office. C. Perform light typing duties, such as ty...
We are reviewing resumes for a Medical Receptionist position for a healthcare related facility in Saratoga. This is a TEMP position for now covering for an FMLA leave. The position is slated to be about 4-6 weeks starting on Monday 8/25. You must have some medical office or related experience and a "front desk" personality. Please email resume at once EOE...
Corporate Administrative Assistant & Receptionist - Rapidly Growing Houston-Based Healthcare Network About the Job K+S Consulting is a growing healthcare management and investment company that operates a number of hospitals and surgical centers in the greater Houston area, focusing on the highest level of quality care and patient satisfaction that is second to none. Our growing team is looking for...
Receptionist McNaughton-McKay Electric Company ( is a leading electrical wholesaler of automation and commodity supporting the OEM, Industrial, Commercial and Construction markets. Our over 700 employees are celebrating 104 years of customer service in 23 locations including Georgia, Ohio, Michigan, North Carolina and South Carolina and Krefeld, Germany. Our Administrative Support De...
Palm Harbor- Very nice Optical/Eyecare Practice seeks full time telephone/receptionist/scheduler. Duties include: Telephone, Appointment Scheduling, Office Reception, Insurance authorizations, and Filing. Position requires: EXCELLENT PHONE VOICE, a happy disposition, a patient-friendly attitude, , neat appearance, ability and willingness to cross train for other office positions. Prefer local comm...
Part to Full time Medical Office Receptionist for busy sub-specialist medical office in Virginia Beach - Duties will include answering incoming telephone calls and assisting patients with inquiries, routing calls to appropriate staff and departments, scheduling appointments and collecting appropriate monies due for services, along with medical records management (i.e. barcoding and scanning of rec...
Tax Office currently looking for a full time receptionist. Duties include : answering phones, scheduling appointments, filing, etc. Smiling face is a must. Positive attitude. You will likely be the first person our clients see so if you don't have an A plus attitude please do not apply. Professional appearance is a plus. Bilingual is a must! Office is located in Northwest Houston. Contact informat...
Manpower is currently recruiting for a client in Dallas,TX. We are looking for a receptionist. To answer multiple phones using a switchboard, greet visitors, organize rooms for meetings, light typing and computer work, sort mail, reserve conference rooms, order catering, order courier service, sign for overnight delivery packages. For additional details on this role contact: Alex Kleppin Email: al...
Receptionist/Office Assistant needed for busy Houston office; 9am to 5pm, Monday - Friday. Duties include but are not limited to: answering phones, scheduling appointments, internet research and supporting office manager with overflow administrative responsibilities. Skills/Qualifications: *At least 3 years office experience or Associates Degree *No Criminal Background *Outstanding Telephone Skill...
Our client is looking for an experienced receptionist. This person will answer phones, transfer calls, and take messages. Pay is 13$ an hour. Must have an exceptional phone voice. This position is on the West Bank. Must have a resume....
Position Summary All duties involved in the medical receptionist position, including but not limited to, answering the telephone; helping patients with questions; scheduling appointments; and, redirecting the phones as needed. Position Accountabilities Performs all medical receptionist duties for patients, including but not limited to: • Greets patients; assists new patients with completion of reg...
Small Law Firm in Reston, Virginia seeks a Receptionist for a busy front office. Position Summary: -Answer telephones and assist callers with general inquiries -Greet and assist clients and visitors -Sign for packages -Data entry of client information -Order office supplies and courier services -Open new files and assist with trial notebook preparation -Stuff envelopes, scan documents and other mi...
Randstad is looking for a polished Receptionist who has the ability to multi-task and is attentive to detail. This opportunity is a temporary position located in the historic downtown Boston Financial District. Responsibilities: Performs duties of front desk receptionist, including answering main telephone, logging in and out all outgoing and incoming packages, communicating with outside couriers,...
Receptionist Position: Friendly face of the company both on the phone and at the front desk. Welcome visitors and directing them to the appropriate personnel. Duties: ADMINISTRATION Phone Coverage - Answering phones directing call to appropriate sales person or management Greeting and directing guests Handle customer pickup of merchandise Mail and message coordination Customer Service OFFICE ASSIS...
Receptionist Job Description Receptionists provide administrative office support on a day-to-day basis ensuring all services are delivered following the policies and practices of the firm. You will act as the public face of the firm by answering phones; greeting visitors; and providing support to the Partners of the firm. Additionally, you may be asked to assist staff members in any project relate...
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 computeriz...
Description The Medical Receptionist will provide support with daily activities of a busy medical office including entering data into computer system, scanning charts and processing request for medical records. This position will also assist in other administrative tasks as directed. Qualifications High school diploma or equivalent 1 year Medical Office experience with proficiency in MS Office Sui...

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