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.

404 Front Desk Receptionist jobs found on Monster.

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ELCO Chevrolet Cadillac is excited to announce an immediate opening for a part time receptionist to work at our front desk on Thursday and Friday afternoons along with every other Saturday. This position will meet and greet customers to the dealership, answer and route incoming calls, take messages, and perform additional clerical functions as assigned. Our dealership is one of the largest in the...
Each year JobGiraffe places thousands of candidates in great positions throughout Chicago and the suburbs. Do you have at least one year of office experience? OR do you have a two or four year degree and office experience through internships, summers or part-time work? Do you also have a GREAT telephone personality and good MS Office skills (Word, Excel and Outlook)? If so, then please read on, as...
Immediate opening for a Front Desk Receptionist. M-F full time hours. Qualifications: -Front desk experience -Must be personable, upbeat, and energetic -Strong phone/communication skills -Good computer skills as there will be some admin -Multi-tasking -Microsoft Office Duties: -Answering/transferring calls on multi-line phone system -Greeting clients -Light administrative duties -Signing for mail...
Company Confidential Denver, CO
One of the hiring companies at the Denver Career Fair will be hiring for Tax Professionals, Receptionist/Front Desk and a Marketing Coordinator. Attend the event to meet directly with hiring managers to be considered for these positions! United Career Fairs is a national recruiting solution that specializes in Sales, Business Development, Marketing, Customer Service, Retail & Sales Management. We...
RECEPTIONIST/VETERINARY FRONT DESK: Receptionist needed full time for a very busy full service veterinary hospital located in South Lake Tahoe (Zephyr Cove, NV). This is an opportunity for a person to live at beautiful Lake Tahoe, while working in a quality veterinary practice. Roundhill Animal Hospital has been honored by the local media in the "Best of Tahoe" category, and also featured in "Vete...
FRONT DESK RECEPTIONIST PT for a family friendly chiropractic office at Advanced Chiropractic Wellness Care in Brewster NY close to the Connecticut border. The office services both NY and CT residents. People friendly a must. Strong telephone, computer skills, and multi-tasking are required. Please fax your resume 845-582-0293...
Company Confidential Red Bank, NJ, 07701
FRONT DESK / RECEPTIONIST Our Dental Practice is looking for an outstanding individual to join our team and help us grow by providing extraordinary service for our patients at the front desk and throughout the office. Knowledge of dental terminology, familiarity with Dentrix and an understanding of dental insurance a plus but not mandatory. Full time salary based upon experience and knowledge with...
Company Confidential Oak Park, IL, 60302
Overview Busy internal medicine office has an immediate opening for a front desk receptionist/office assistant in Oak Park. Job Type Admin - Clerical Customer Service Healthcare Job Description -Greeting Patients -Answering phones -Scheduling Appointments -Obtaining Referrals -Assisting with general office duties as required Required Experience -Basic computer skills -Excellent communication and o...
Boston, 02110
Receptionist/Admin Asst Front Desk Receptionist/ Administrative Assistant Boston law firm seeks F/T Receptionist/Admin. Asst w/legal secretarial exp to route incoming telephone calls, monitor attorney attendance, manage deliveries, & coordinate conference room reservations, work orders, & visitor authorizations. Proficiency w/MS Office Suite req’d as well as attention to detail, confidentiality, &...
FRONT DESK MEDICAL RECEPTIONIST for busy outpatient clinic. Daylight hours. No weekends. On site daycare. E-mail resume to: *****...
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...
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