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|Receptionist salaries - 225 salaries reported||£22,275/yr|
|Receptionist salaries - 214 salaries reported||£11/hr|
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|Receptionist salaries - 62 salaries reported||£22,590/yr|
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|Receptionist salaries - 49 salaries reported||£30,161/yr|
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|Receptionist salaries - 41 salaries reported||£30,163/yr|
|Receptionist salaries - 39 salaries reported||£26,265/yr|
|Receptionist salaries - 36 salaries reported||£21,735/yr|
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|Receptionist salaries - 31 salaries reported||£30,642/yr|
|Receptionist salaries - 31 salaries reported||£21,634/yr|
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The average salary for a Receptionist is £26,392 per year in United Kingdom. Salaries estimates are based on 5582 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Receptionist employees in United Kingdom.
The highest salary for a Receptionist in United Kingdom is £40,328 per year.
The lowest salary for a Receptionist in United Kingdom is £20,990 per year.
Receptionist roles provide a professional working environment with opportunities for mobility without high barriers to entry. While pay is usually modest, it rises as individuals exit to related roles, including that of office manager or executive assistant. They could also become a personal assistant (PA) or train to become a medical secretary for a GP or clinic. Candidates can also increase their pay by gaining work experience or internships at private sector firms rather than public sector, government, or non-profit organisations.
Are you looking for ways to become a highly valued professional in your career as a receptionist? Aim to become an expert in the most marketable skills, from time management to scheduling, invoicing, and customer relations. The stronger your ability to demonstrate these, the more value you can offer. Excellent receptionists are highly sought after as very often they are the first impression of the company, so it is worth becoming an asset in order to access higher pay.
It may be worth researching which industries in your area are the most lucrative. In general, the tech, medical and financial industries pay significantly higher than the education or media industries, for instance. Likewise, you are likely to earn more in cities than in rural areas, so a move could potentially earn you more money.
While negotiating for a higher salary in your job as a receptionist, start with a solid counteroffer, and consider the full compensation package. While budget constraints may limit the salary itself, your employer might meet you in the middle over health benefits, paid time off, job flexibility, or updated equipment and supplies. Always work these into the deal to score an offer (or pay rise) that meets your needs best. More attractive working hours could make up for a less-than-stellar salary offer, for instance. Use your experience level to your advantage, and describe specific scenarios that demonstrate your strongest abilities and skills, such as your charismatic personality or aiding a distressed client.
About 58.14% of Receptionist professionals feel satisfied with their salary, according to anonymous Glassdoor ratings. An additional £2,876 in potential pay per year, among other factors, can qualify the annual pay of a Receptionist in United Kingdom as a good salary.
Receptionist professionals in United Kingdom have a wide total pay range, between £18,050 and £82,656 depending on experience, with an estimated total pay of £26,392 following the average career path of a Receptionist.