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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:

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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 £17,000 to around £21,000 a year, rising to around £23,000 a year with experience.


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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.

What Does it Take?

You should be:

You should have:


Getting On


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