Receptionist earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Receptionist salary by state

State Name Average Salary
District of Columbia $37,410
Hawaii $36,780
Washington $36,780
Rhode Island $36,760
New York $36,620
Alaska $36,540
Massachusetts $36,540
New Jersey $36,350
Connecticut $36,340
California $36,220
Vermont $35,810
Oregon $35,410
Wisconsin $35,210
Minnesota $35,100
Colorado $34,540
New Hampshire $34,250
Maryland $33,200
Illinois $30,640
Maine $30,340
Arizona $29,840
Michigan $29,810
North Dakota $29,650
Virginia $29,650
Wyoming $29,650
Pennsylvania $29,590
Indiana $29,490
Nebraska $29,460
Iowa $29,450
North Carolina $29,450
Delaware $29,430
Nevada $29,420
South Dakota $29,420
Utah $29,420
Virgin Islands, U.S. $29,420
Idaho $29,320
Florida $29,290
Ohio $29,280
Georgia $29,210
Montana $29,210
Missouri $29,110
New Mexico $29,110
Texas $29,000
Kansas $28,940
Tennessee $28,920
South Carolina $28,900
Oklahoma $28,720
Kentucky $28,610
Arkansas $28,560
West Virginia $28,550
Alabama $28,490
Mississippi $28,450
Louisiana $28,350
Guam $22,420
Puerto Rico $18,030

How do receptionist salaries compare to similar careers?

Receptionists earn about the same as related careers in Florida. On average, they make less than painting, coating & decorating workers but more than recreation workers.

Career Median Salary
Painting, coating & decorating worker salary $31K
Engraver salary $31K
Tailor salary $31K
Concierge salary $30K
Nail technician salary $29K
Receptionist salary $29K
Switchboard operator salary $29K
Courier salary $29K
Security guard salary $29K
Recreation worker salary $29K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)