Receptionist earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Receptionist salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alaska $31,889
Alabama $25,222
Arkansas $21,114
Arizona $24,937
California $27,879
Colorado $31,380
Connecticut $34,010
District of Columbia $35,350
Delaware $25,650
Florida $29,120
Georgia $27,310
Guam $19,880
Hawaii $28,365
Iowa $25,337
Idaho $28,900
Illinois $30,210
Indiana $23,478
Kansas $24,107
Kentucky $24,000
Louisiana $24,110
Massachusetts $32,960
Maryland $29,140
Maine $29,790
Michigan $28,540
Minnesota $29,910
Missouri $26,780
Mississippi $25,510
Montana $26,850
North Carolina $28,410
North Dakota $29,220
Nebraska $27,820
New Hampshire $30,410
New Jersey $32,380
New Mexico $27,250
Nevada $28,030
New York $32,900
Ohio $27,850
Oklahoma $28,210
Oregon $31,670
Pennsylvania $25,136
Puerto Rico $18,490
Rhode Island $32,740
South Carolina $27,660
South Dakota $26,440
Tennessee $26,940
Texas $26,514
Utah $27,490
Virginia $29,090
Virgin Islands $25,320
Vermont $32,700
Washington $33,230
Wisconsin $29,480
West Virginia $25,450
Wyoming $28,670

How do receptionist salaries compare to similar careers?

Receptionists earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than library assistants but more than retail salespeople.

Career Median Salary
Library assistant salary $27K
Vehicle cleaner salary $26K
Food server salary $27K
Medical secretary salary $27K
Receptionist salary $26K
Recreation worker salary $25K
Janitor salary $25K
Housekeeping cleaner salary $25K
Barista salary $25K
Retail salesperson salary $23K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)