Information Receptionist - Federal Salaries of 2017
Pay Rates for "Information Receptionist"How much does an Information Receptionist in the federal government get paid? $34,197.99* *Based on the 2017 average.
Information Receptionist was the 275th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2017, with 340 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.
In 2017, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Information Receptionist, with an average salary of $33,563.
Government Information Receptionist jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Information Receptionist job is GS-1, and the highest paygrade that can be attained within this job series is GS-9. Remember that the starting and maximum yearly pay listed above reflect base pay only - your actual salary will be higher based on the Locality Pay Adjustment for the area in which you work.
This occupation includes all classes of positions the duties of that are to supervise or perform work involved in receiving and directing persons who call or visit Government agencies, installations, or offices, and giving them information in person or by telephone concerning the organization, functions, activities and personnel of such agencies, installations or offices.
Clerical, secretary, and administrative positions fall under this category. No specialized technical background is needed for positions in this category except for stenographers which require a proficiency exam before being hired. Strong organizational and communication skills are the primary requirements for this job category. Military experience can often be applied as relevant experience when calculating starting grade. Employees in the job category receive promotions of 1 grade increase at a time.
Agencies that have hired an Information Receptionist
|Agency||Employees Hired||Average Salary|
|Veterans Health Administration||155||$33,562.56|
|Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys||38||$18,183.00|
|Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System||20||$35,044.70|
|Indian Health Service||14||$36,255.07|
|Bureau of Land Management||3||$34,851.00|
|Social Security Administration||3||$38,847.00|
|Veterans Benefits Administration||2||$37,103.50|
|Agency for International Development||1||$159,117.00|
|Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement||1||$42,151.00|
|Bureau of Customs and Border Protection||1||$40,503.00|
|National Park Service||1||$47,033.00|
|Bureau of Reclamation||1||$29,638.00|
|National Capital Planning Commission||1||$43,541.00|
|Bureau of Engraving and Printing||1||$39,620.00|
|Office of Comptroller of Currency||1||$49,675.00|
|National Cemetery Administration||1||$46,286.00|
|Office of Special Counsel||1||$49,882.00|
|Agricultural Research Service||1||$35,669.00|
Information Receptionist Pay Distribution
The average pay for an Information Receptionist is $34,197.99. The highest paid Information Receptionist made $159,117 in 2017.
Common Information Receptionist Payscales
|Payscale||Number of Information Receptionist Employees|
|GS - General Schedule||318|
|GL - Gs Emp Grades 3-10 Paid Leo Special Rate||18|
|AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E||2|
|FP - Foreign Service Personnel||1|
|NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only||1|
|Starting Paygrade:||$18,785.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-1, Step 1|
|Maximum Paygrade:||$57,015.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-9, Step 10|
|Category:||Clerical and Administrative Support|
|Occupation Family:||0300 GENERAL ADMINISTRATIVE, CLERICAL, AND OFFICE SERVICES GROUP|
Other Jobs at the GS-1 Paygrade
GS-1 is the starting paygrade for Information Receptionist jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the GS-1 paygrade.
|Occupation||Occupation Category||Starting Paygrade||Maximum Paygrade|
|Mail and File||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Pathology Technician||Technical and Medical Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Therapeutic Radiologic Technologist||Technical and Medical Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Computer Clerk and Assistant||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Insurance Accounts||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
Average Information Receptionist Pay Trend from 2004 to 2017
In 2004, the average pay for an Information Receptionist was $26,323. Since then, the average pay has increased to $34,198 in 2017.
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