Receptionists do tasks such as answering phones, receiving visitors, and providing information about their organization to the public.
Receptionists are employed in nearly every industry.
Receptionists typically need a high school diploma or equivalent and good communication skills.
The median hourly wage for receptionists was $14.96 in May 2020.
Employment of receptionists is projected to grow 4 percent from 2019 to 2029, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Overall job opportunities should be good, especially in healthcare industries.