Information About Receptionists And Information Clerks

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Training

Receptionists and information clerks need short-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Receptionists and information clerks
Training for Receptionists And Information Clerks
Percent
Less than High School 4.7
High School 39.5
Some College 32.9
Associates Degree 10.0
Bachelors Degree 10.7
Masters Degree 1.8
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.4

Employment

Represents about 1,139,000 people in the United States- 0.8% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 172,000 more receptionists and information clerks but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 480,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, receptionists and information clerks make $12.85 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Receptionists and information clerks $8.60 $10.00 $12.30 $14.80 $18.00
Office and administrative support occupations $9.13 $11.40 $15.00 $20.00 $25.90
National Average $8.65 $10.70 $16.50 $26.60 $41.00

Annual Salaries

On average, receptionists and information clerks make $26,730 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Receptionists and information clerks $17,900 $20,880 $25,690 $30,930 $37,500
Office and administrative support occupations $18,980 $23,760 $31,250 $41,590 $53,880
National Average $18,000 $22,380 $34,460 $55,470 $85,280

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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