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What is the average salary for a Receptionist?

The average salary of a Receptionist is $27,450. Salaries start from $18,330 and go up to $38,170. Please note that the average salary for a Receptionist may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location. Our source, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, produces some of the United States most sensitive and important economic information, which is based on their strongest commitment to accuracy, quality and integrity.

$0 $38,170
Starting ($18.3k)
Junior ($21.5k)
Experienced ($26.4k)
Senior ($32.0k)
Highest ($38.2k)
Highest

The top 10% of Receptionists in United States earn:

$38,170
Senior

The top 25% of Receptionists in United States earn:

$32,020
Experienced

The middle 50% of Receptionists in United States earn:

$26,410
Junior

The bottom 25% of Receptionists in United States earn:

$21,450
Starting

The bottom 10% of Receptionists in United States earn:

$18,330

Historical salary

Receptionist salary by state

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State Salary Rank
District of Columbia 35,350 1
Alaska 32,410 2
Connecticut 32,370 3
Washington 30,510 4
Massachusetts 30,000 5
California 29,930 6
Rhode Island 29,720 7
New York 29,700 8
Hawaii 29,690 9
Colorado 29,460 10
Vermont 29,040 11
Minnesota 28,730 12
New Jersey 28,700 13
Illinois 28,120 14
Maryland 28,020 15
Virginia 27,900 16
New Hampshire 27,850 17
Oregon 27,560 18
Nevada 27,510 19
United States 27,450 20
Maine 27,270 21
Arizona 27,060 22
Michigan 26,850 23
Wisconsin 26,800 24
North Dakota 26,740 25
Georgia 26,720 26
Iowa 26,680 27
Pennsylvania 26,590 28
Wyoming 26,440 29
Missouri 26,330 30
Florida 26,300 31
Virgin Islands 26,280 32
North Carolina 26,220 33
Idaho 26,010 34
Tennessee 25,890 35
Kansas 25,890 36
South Carolina 25,750 37
Indiana 25,660 38
Nebraska 25,590 39
Oklahoma 25,330 40
Texas 25,300 41
Ohio 25,300 42
Montana 25,170 43
Delaware 24,990 44
Utah 24,920 45
Kentucky 24,890 46
New Mexico 24,830 47
Mississippi 24,280 48
South Dakota 23,780 49
Alabama 23,520 50
Arkansas 23,340 51
Louisiana 22,920 52
West Virginia 22,870 53
Guam 20,350 54
Puerto Rico 18,120 55

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