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Receptionist

Receptionist sitting at a desk with phone and computer greeting clients

Receptionists are the first point of contact for members of the public who are visiting or calling an organisation or business. Members of the public may be clients, customers, patients or visitors.

The Work

You could be:

See the separate job profile for the details of hotel receptionist.

Pay

The figures below are only a guide. Actual pay rates may vary, depending on:

Starting salaries for receptionists in Scotland tend to be in the range of £18,000 to around £21,000 a year, rising to around £26,000 a year with experience.

Conditions

Workforce Employment Status

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Getting In

You could work for many different types of organisation, including manufacturing companies, banks and building societies, colleges and universities, government offices, hospitals and surgeries.

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2023
22420
1.2 %
FALL
2028
22149
  United Kingdom
2023
288861
2.1 %
RISE
2028
294921

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What Does it Take?

You should be:

You should have:

Training

Getting On

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