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 New Jersey. On average, they make less than florists but more than recreation workers.

Career Median Salary
Florist salary $30K
Library assistant salary $37K
Switchboard operator salary $37K
Courier salary $37K
Security guard salary $31K
Receptionist salary $36K
Janitor salary $33K
Retail salesperson salary $29K
Food server salary $29K
Recreation worker salary $30K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)