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 California. On average, they make less than painting, coating & decorating workers but more than amusement attendants.

Career Median Salary
Painting, coating & decorating worker salary $30K
Janitor salary $30K
Housekeeping cleaner salary $28K
Hand sewer salary $29K
Vehicle cleaner salary $26K
Receptionist salary $28K
Stock clerk salary $28K
Security guard salary $28K
Food server salary $28K
Amusement attendant salary $25K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)