Front Desk Receptionist Jobs

Front Desk Receptionist Overview


Front desk receptionists are the face of many companies, working as the first contact clients see when walking into an office or the first voice heard on the phone. As such, front desk receptionists must have a balance of both customer service and administrative skills. Depending on the office, sample front desk duties may include answering phones, taking messages, directing clients, filing paperwork, scheduling appointments, performing data entry, and tracking incoming and outgoing mail. Front desk receptionists may also double as secretaries for staff depending on the size of office worked for and may perform additional tasks such as booking travel or organizing schedules. Those with front desk reception skills may also qualify for positions such as front office manager, control desk coordinator or corporate secretary.

Front Desk Receptionist Education Requirements


Generally, there are no specific education requirements for front desk receptionist jobs. However, most employers will require a high school diploma or GED. Those with an associate's degree or certificate in an office administration discipline will most likely have an advantage for open positions. Associate degrees and certificate programs in office-related subjects are available at many community colleges, trade schools or vocational schools.

Front Desk Receptionist Job Market


The job outlook for front desk receptionists is expected to rise approximately 14 percent from 2012 to 2022, which is about as fast as the average for all occupations. Employment opportunities are projected to be best for those with computer and database skills as more offices move towards digital filing systems. Growth is expected largely in the healthcare field as more medical practices expand and open in response to the growing and aging population.

Front Desk Receptionist Salary


The median annual salary for receptionists is $25,990 per year. Salary ranges vary depending on years of experience, job location and educational background.
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Company Confidential Erie, PA, 16506
RECEPTIONIST/FRONT DESK Part time position. Looking for qualified candidate who is detail oriented, motivated, and able to work in fast past environment. Please fax resume to: 814-455-2371 Attn: Jennifer...
Tampa, 33606
Front Desk/Receptionist Tampa Office Must be bilingual Medical Office Experience Preferred Full Time/Competitive Salary Fax resume to 813-933-2976...
Experienced Patient Care Coordinator / Medical Front Desk Receptionist Needed We are a fast paced practice that specializes in women's healthcare, and are seeking an experienced Patient Care Coordinator / Front Desk Receptionist. This position will be full-time (approximately 32 hours or more per week). The employee is expected to work first shift Monday through Friday during standard business off...
Manpower is looking for an experienced Front Desk Receptionist professional The job is located in Marlborough, MA Monday - Friday 8-5PM PAYING $12 - $14 AN HOUR This assignment is for vacation coverage but could be a possible temp to perm for the right candidate Overview of the job description • Front desk Receptionist experience • Strong communication skills both written and verbal • Great custom...
The Genetics & IVF Institute is the world's largest, fully integrated, specialized provider of assisted reproductive treatments, cryobanking and genetics services. GIVF is seeking an articulate, mature, motivated, experienced, dependable and responsible individual for our Fairfax, VA location. GIVF has an immediate part-time weekend opening for a front desk receptionist in our ART division. Hours...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a Front Desk Receptionist in Campbell, CA. Duties: Answer phones Distribute mail Receive and send all deliveries REQUIREMENTS: The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 1 year Receptionist experience....
Front Desk/Receptionist needed for a fast paced Orthodontic practice. Answering phones, scheduling, billing, welcoming new patients, etc. Must be organized, have good communication skills and a friendly, out going personality. Willing to train. Two to three days a week. Please forward resume....
Job Description: Immediate need for a Front Desk Receptionist/Data Entry person for global aviation company. Position open because current Receptionist is in the process of being promoted to Sales Admin Warm and Friendly environment with pot lucks, birthday celebrations and all holidays celebrated as well as office decorations! Great benefits plan that kicks in immediately on the first of the mont...
Company Confidential Danbury, CT, 06810
Front Desk Receptionist- FT Professional, articulate individual for Danbury medical office. Responsibilities include front desk check in/out, patient registration, collecting payments and triaging patients. Computer, customer service skills and previous medical office experience required. Fax Resume 203 791-9899...
Company Confidential PAOLI, PA, 19301
FRONT DESK / RECEPTIONIST FRONT DESK / RECEPTIONIST Multi-Task, P/T-F/T; 3 - doctors, patient oriented oncology office in Paoli. Medical receptionist experience necessary.  Please fax resume: 610-725-9583 Attn: Diane...
Front Desk Medical Receptionist Must have Nextgen experience! Front Desk Medical Receptionist Front Desk Medical Receptionist A doctor's office in Center City has an opening for a front desk medical receptionist. Must have Nextgen experience. Will be answering phones, scheduling appointments, checking in patients, etc. Hours are 8-4:30. Pays $13/hr. This is a temporary position that could go perma...
Front Desk Receptionist Penn State Brandywine, located in Media, PA, is seeking a part-time, up to 24 hours, Monday through Friday, front desk receptionist for its Executive Office. Receptionist will greet and provide directions to visitors, answer the phone, and assist a variety of departments with various tasks on an as needed basis. Duties include, for example, perform data entry, provide assis...
Professional Front Desk Receptionist Description: We are reviewing resumes for a Professional Front Desk Receptionist for a prominent legal firm in Albany. This is a temporary (or Temp to Hire), high profile position and demands a well organized, well groomed and sophisticated professional with the right blend of experience. You will be responsible for greeting clients, managing the front office f...
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...
Company Confidential MEDIA, PA, 19063
Medical Office Receptionist/Assistant/Patient Coordinator We are seeking : · Medical Office Receptionist/Assistant for specialty practice located in Media, PA. · A professional individual with 2+ years of recent medical office experience · Knowledge of medical insurances is a plus This position requires: · A reliable, highly organized person with excellent communication skills · Strong computer kn...
Front Desk Receptionist Channing House is currently seeking 2 experienced Front Desk Receptionist to join the team in Palo Alto, CA. Saturday-Sunday 3 pm- 11pm (16 hrs) On-call 11pm-7 am (various hrs) Job Description: This position is primarily responsible for acting as the central point of internal and external communications and security for Channing House residential facility by performing the...
TOP LAW FIRM LOOKING FOR THE CREAM OF THE CROP! Garces & Grabler, P. C. currently have an opening for a Front Desk Bilingual (English/Spanish) Receptionist in our Newark location. DUTIES: This person will be responsible for all front-desk activities, including intake calls from new clients, and multitasking in diverse areas as needed. This position calls for an intelligent and self-motivated indiv...
Judge Healthcare is actively looking for a Front Desk Receptionist for an exceptional client in the Philadelphia, PA area! Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00AM-5:00PM - there may be some late evenings Duties include: Answering Phone Taking and routing messages Retrieving voicemails in the morning Greeting patients and visitors Notifying personnel of patients and visitors Ability to use IDX functions such...
Company Confidential Naples, FL, 34102
Front Desk Receptionist For Out Patient Therapy Clinic. Full Time with benefits. Experienced preferred but will train right person. Fax resume to: (239) 263-4629. Posting provided by:...
Description Position Summary: Front desk receptionist for busy surgery center. Job functions include but not limited to: greeting incoming patients, collects patient information, copays and deductibles. Minor office equipment usage such as fax machine, copier, label printer and answer multiple phone lines. Please note if an offer is extended and accepted, a background screening including a credit...
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Receptionist

Salaries

$16,640.00 - $35,000.00
Typical Salary for Receptionist
(867 Respondents)
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Education / Training

Some College Coursework Completed
33.7%
High School
24.5%
Bachelor's
20.5%
Associates
12.7%
Vocational
3.2%
Certification
3%
(599 Respondents)
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