Receptionists and Information Clerks

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Description
Receptionists and information clerks greet visitors, answer telephones, answer questions from the public and offer information about the company. Receptionists and information clerks perform general administrative duties. They also monitor the access of a company's building to visitors. They're responsibilities vary by the type of establishment they work in.

Job Growth and Wages
Percent Job Growth:  
10% - Average
Typical Wages (National):  
Annual: $22,700 - $34,280    Hourly: $11 - $16
Physical/Medical/Health Requirements

Receptionists who greet customers and visitors usually work in areas that are highly visible, clean, well-lit, and relatively quiet. The work that some receptionists do may be tiring, repetitious, and stressful as they may spend all day answering continually ringing telephones and sometimes encounter difficult or irate callers.

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Typical Education:

High School or GED (HS)
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Percent Job Growth:

10% - Average
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Typical Wages:

Annual: $22,700 - $34,280

Hourly: $11 - $16