How much does a Receptionist I make in the United States? The average Receptionist I salary in the United States is $36,853 as of October 27, 2022, but the range typically falls between $32,860 and $41,615. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Job Description for Receptionist I

Receptionist I greets visitors and maintains visitor logs. Completes security procedures such as issuing badges or visitor passes. Being a Receptionist I performs administrative activities such as booking meeting rooms, arranging transportation, receiving and sending mail and packages. Responds to internal and external inquiries. Additionally, Receptionist I may provide back up for clerical projects or route phone calls. Requires a high school diploma or equivalent. Typically reports to a supervisor. The Receptionist I works under the close direction of senior personnel in the functional area. Possesses a moderate understanding of general aspects of the job. May require 0-1 year of general work experience. (Copyright 2022 View full job description

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