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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Passion to serve seniors with excellent customer service skills Answer inquiries from residents and persons entering establishment: Provide information regarding scheduled activities, services provided; such as valet and laundry services, locations of departments, employee offices, and resident addresses. Operate telephone system to answer, screen, and forward calls, providing information, takin...
JOB DESCRIPTION Maximum Title Loans is the Valley's Premier Title Lender in Arizona, specializing in upscale title loans. The Front Desk Receptionist / Administrative Assistant provides office reception and performs a variety of administrative duties for senior management at the Maximum Title Loans Corporate Team. We are family-owned and operated so in this position you will excel in what it take...
Overview: Front Desk Receptionist needed. Candidate must have excellent customer service skills, fitness knowledge a plus but not required. We will train. Position requires light clerical, computer and phone work. The primary function is to meet and service guests. Job Requirements: 4 years fitness club reception experience preferred Understanding of the health, fitness and spa industry, Pool/...
Marten Transport Kiln, MS
JOB TITLE: ROOM ATTANDANT REPORTS : House Keeping Supervisor POSITION SUMMARY: Performs routine duties in cleaning and servicing of guest rooms and baths under supervision of housekeeping supervisor. Room attendant promotes a positive image of the property to guests and must be pleasant, honest, friendly and should also able to address guest requests and problems. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Ente...
Marten Transport South San Francisco, CA
JOB TITLE: ROOM ATTANDANT REPORTS : House Keeping Supervisor POSITION SUMMARY: Performs routine duties in cleaning and servicing of guest rooms and baths under supervision of housekeeping supervisor. Room attendant promotes a positive image of the property to guests and must be pleasant, honest, friendly and should also able to address guest requests and problems. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Ente...
Oneworld Community Health Centers Omaha, NE, 68102
OneWorld Community Health Centers, Inc. is a rapidly growing, dynamic, multi-specialty clinic whose mission is to provide culturally respectful, quality health care with special attention to the underserved. We are looking for a dynamic Dental Front Desk person who is passionate about making a difference and impacting others through the delivery of high quality care and strong team work. OneWorl...
Duties include: • Answer and manage incoming phone calls. • Greet arriving customers and check guests in and out. • Schedule pet appointments for grooming and daycare. • Prepare, review, store and retrieve customer files. • Use the computer system to coordinate requested activities and services for pets. • Contact local veterinarians’ offices for pet health information. • Maintain a clean a...
Works the front desk and call center to provide premier customer service, check clients in and out, aid service providers, and create a warm atmosphere by answering phones, selling retail, solving problems, and assisting clients. Please complete the application on our website: http://www.naava.com/careers-guest-care-coordinator Performance Dimensions and Tasks Checking clients In and Out -​Gre...
JOB DESCRIPTION Maximum Title Loans is the Valley's Premier Title Lender in Arizona, specializing in upscale title loans. The Front Desk Receptionist / Administrative Assistant provides office reception and performs a variety of administrative duties for senior management at the Maximum Title Loans Corporate Team. We are family-owned and operated so in this position you will excel in what it take...
POSITION PROFILE Supports the daily operations of one or more MS locations including any or all of the following: copy production and finish work, operation of a mail center, maintaining billing logs and reports. Supports the region's MS logs and reports, the MS services during implementation and fills in for absences and vacations throughout the Ricoh Management Services locations, as well as as...
Virtual Client Specialist (Sugarhouse) compensation: $12/hour Looking for a front desk/receptionist position in a fun/relaxed atmosphere? Look no further. A Virtual Client Specialist provides front line client service for large Virtual Office Company and is integral to the success of the organization. With over 100 employees currently, and growing, the Client Specialist represent the face of the...
POSITION DESCRIPTION POSITION TITLE: Front desk Receptionist COMPANY: Jacey Clevenger Agency PREPARED BY: Jacey Clevenger POSITION OBJECTIVE: Responsible for handling front office reception and administration duties, including greeting guests and offering them a beverage, answering phones, handling company inquiries, and sorting and distributing mail. Schedule appointments for Agent and li...
PAY: $9-11 DOE HOURS: Monday-Friday from 8:00am to 5:00pm (Must be flexible) LOCATION: San Juan Capistrano, CA STATUS: Long Term Cashier will be responsible for receiving payments from customers getting their vehicles maintained, repaired, buying parts or fluids specific to certain vehicles. As well, act as the front desk receptionist and answer telephones. Candidate will need to explain servi...
24 Hour Fitness Pflugerville, TX
Auto req ID: 3829BR Job Title: Service Representative Area of Interest: Service Location Name: 00658 Pflugerville Super Sport -TX Address: 1401 Town Center City: Pflugerville State: TX Zip Code: 78681 Job Description: Job Summary The Service Representative (SR) provides customer service support to the club members and guests. - Responsible for delivering the 24 Hour Fitness Service Promi...
Description Position Summary: Answer calls to the Home Office and transfer caller to the appropriate destination. For many this may be the first voice contact with Staples. Providing a professional, efficient and appropriate transfer of the call ensures a good experience for the caller. Work Schedule: Hours coverage is required: 9:00AM to 5:30PM, Monday thru Friday Primary Duties and Responsi...
Neighbors Emergency Center Houston, TX
Job Description: Neighbors Emergency Center is a rapidly growing network of emergency care facilities committed to serving Austin, Beaumont, Greater Houston area and the surrounding communities. We are seeking Full and Part Time Adminstrative Assistants for our Austin location located at 1801 E. 51st Street, Bldg H, Austin, TX, 78723. Neighbors Emergency Center offers 24-hour, high level emerge...
Neighbors Emergency Center Houston, TX
Job Description Neighbors Emergency Center is a rapidly growing network of emergency care facilities committed to serving Austin, Beaumont, Greater Houston area and the surrounding communities. We are seeking Full and Part Time Adminstrative Assistants for our Yorktown (Houston) location located at 5835 Highway 6 North, Houston, TX, 77084 . Neighbors Emergency Center offers 24-hour, high level...
Neighbors Emergency Center Houston, TX
Job Description Neighbors Emergency Center is a rapidly growing network of emergency care facilities committed to serving Austin, Beaumont, Greater Houston area and the surrounding communities. We are seeking Full and Part Time Adminstrative Assistants for our Yorktown (Houston) location located at 5835 Highway 6 North, Houston, TX, 77084 . Neighbors Emergency Center offers 24-hour, high level...
Neighbors Emergency Center Austin, TX
Job Description Neighbors Emergency Center is a rapidly growing network of emergency care facilities committed to serving Austin, Beaumont, Greater Houston area and the surrounding communities. We are seeking Full and Part Time Adminstrative Assistants for our Austin location located at 1801 E. 51st Street, Bldg H, Austin, TX, 78723. Neighbors Emergency Center offers 24-hour, high level emergen...
Neighbors Emergency Center Austin, TX
Job Description Neighbors Emergency Center is a rapidly growing network of emergency care facilities committed to serving Austin, Beaumont, Greater Houston area and the surrounding communities. We are seeking Full and Part Time Adminstrative Assistants for our Austin locations Neighbors Emergency Center offers 24-hour, high level emergency care by board certified physicians. Our Mission: “To d...

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Receptionist

Salaries

$16,640.00 - $35,000.00
Typical Salary for Receptionist
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Education / Training

Some College Coursework Completed
33.6%
High School
24.6%
Bachelor's
20.6%
Associates
12.6%
Vocational
3.2%
Certification
3%
(601 Respondents)
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