Receptionist Salary in the UK

£17,400
per year
per hour
£8
per hour
per year

Receptionist - Average Salary

The average salary for a Receptionist is £17,400 gross per year (£8 net per hour), which is £12,200 (-41%) lower than the UK's national average salary.
A Receptionist can expect an average starting salary of £13,500 gross per year. The highest salaries can exceed £29,000 gross per year.
£13,500
Low
£17,400
Average salary
£29,000
High
£6.50
Low
£8
Average salary
£13
High

Receptionist Salary Range

Low
£13,500
Average salary
£17,400
Experienced
£23,200
High
£29,000
Low
£6.50
Average salary
£8
Experienced
£9.70
High
£13
Among receptionists, Early Career Receptionists tend to have the lowest salaries, while more experienced workers like Senior Receptionists or Head Receptionists enjoy the highest salaries.

Receptionist - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Head Receptionist£23K/year
+34% 
Senior Receptionist£21K/year
+21% 
School Receptionist£17K/year
 -1%
Early Career Receptionist£13K/year
 -27%

Receptionist - Pay by Experience Level

An Entry Level Receptionist with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of £12,500 gross per year. A mid career Receptionist with 4-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £16,900, while an experienced Receptionist with 10-20 years of experience makes on average £23,200. Receptionists with more than 20 years of experience earn £21,400 on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Receptionist

Experienced▲ +33%
Late Career▲ +23%
Average Salary£17,400/year
Mid Career▼ -3%
Entry Level▼ -28%

Gender Breakdown

Female
78%
Male
22%

Receptionist - Jobs by Location

Receptionist - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Receptionist jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months.
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Frequently asked questions about the salary of the Receptionist

How much does a Receptionist make in the UK?
A Receptionist in the UK earns an average of £17,400 gross per year, which is about £8 net per hour. Everything you need to know about the salary of the Receptionist updated to 2022.
What is the starting salary for a Receptionist in the UK?
The starting salary of a Receptionist in the UK is around £13,500 gross per year. Early Career Receptionists usually have a lower salary.
What is the highest salary for a Receptionist in the UK?
The highest salary of a Receptionist in the UK can reach and exceed £29,000 gross per year. Senior Receptionists or Head Receptionists usually have the highest salaries.
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