Receptionist Salary

The average salary for a Receptionist in the UK is:

£17,308

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eg Receptionist at a hotel. Welcoming guests, visitors, entering data, administrative duties

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Receptionist Salary Comparison

In 2008, the average salary for this job was £16,340.

The average salary in 2009 was £17,668, based on 172 respondents (a difference of 8% from the 2008 figure.

The average salary in 2010 was £17,136, based on 291 respondents (a difference of -3% from the 2009 figure.

The average salary in 2011 was £16,436, based on 208 respondents (a difference of -4% from the 2010 figure.

The average salary in 2012 was £16,458, based on 102 respondents (a difference of 0% from the 2011 figure.

The median salary for a Receptionist based on all salary survey responses is: £15,000

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About the Salary Survey Data in this survey is based on over 368,000 individual salary records. The date period for which job information was gathered varies, but is usually between 2008 - 2012. For precise date related information, custom reports may be ordered with greater granularity. Working 8 hours a day, 250 days of the year, the data suggests the hourly rate for Receptionist is £8.65.


Assorted Receptionist Salary Information

SalaryLocationDate
£16,500Midlands1-April-17
£21,000Midlands8-March-17
£19,000London12-February-17
£16,380London10-February-17
£19,000London4-February-17
£15,500Yorkshire and North East14-September-16
£15,000London15-January-16
£16,000Scotland3-November-15
£14,560Wales9-June-15
£17,000South East22-May-15
Chart to the right shows ten most recent raw datapoints. Outlying points may be discarded.
Graph of Receptionist salary data

Receptionist Salary By UK Region

SalaryRegion
£15,765South East
£14,885Midlands
£14,567Wales
£19,362London
£15,741Yorkshire and North East
£17,110Scotland
£21,027South West
£14,540North West
£14,050East of England
£33,000Northern Ireland

With regard to age and impact on salary for a Receptionist, a statistical average weighting (that is based on how salary varies by age and not for a specific job which may vary considerably) suggests these figures: £12,981 for a worker in their 20s, £16,962 (30s), £20,078 (40s) and £20,078 (50s).
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