Receptionists And Information Clerks

Training Requirements for Receptionists And Information Clerks

Receptionists and information clerks need a high school diploma or equivalent and short-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Receptionists and information clerks
Percent
Less than High School 4.0
High School 32.8
Some College 33.9
Associates Degree 12.3
Bachelors Degree 14.0
Masters Degree 2.6
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.3

Employment Outlook for Receptionists And Information Clerks

This represents about 1,028,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 97,000 more receptionists and information clerks but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 375,000 more.

Typical Income for Receptionists And Information Clerks

Hourly Income

On average,receptionists and information clerks make $14.00 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Receptionists and information clerks $9.39 $10.91 $13.42 $16.48 $19.41
Office and administrative support occupations $9.95 $12.39 $16.37 $21.90 $28.46
Information and record clerks $9.80 $11.93 $15.24 $19.64 $25.08
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, receptionists and information clerks make $29,120 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Receptionists and information clerks $19,530 $22,700 $27,920 $34,280 $40,380
Office and administrative support occupations $20,700 $25,760 $34,050 $45,550 $59,190
Information and record clerks $20,380 $24,810 $31,690 $40,850 $52,170
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

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

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