Information Receptionist - Federal Salaries of 2020
Pay Rates for "Information Receptionist"How much does an Information Receptionist in the federal government get paid? $33,651.52* *Based on the 2020 average.
Information Receptionist was the 233rd most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2020, with 499 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.
In 2020, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Information Receptionist, with an average salary of $32,114.
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||375||$32,113.59|
|Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys||33||$51,423.00|
|Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System||17||$37,596.82|
|Indian Health Service||15||$36,045.93|
|Social Security Administration||2||$40,569.00|
|National Capital Planning Commission||1||$48,462.00|
|National Park Service||1||$50,545.00|
|Immigration and Customs Enforcement||1||$0.00|
|Bureau of Engraving and Printing||1||$42,607.00|
Information Receptionist Pay Distribution
The average pay for an Information Receptionist is $33,651.52. The highest paid Information Receptionist made $170,800 in 2020.
Common Information Receptionist Payscales
|Payscale||Number of Information Receptionist Employees|
|GS - General Schedule||482|
|GL - Gs Employees In Grades 3 Through 10 Paid A Law Enforcement Officer Special Base Rate||16|
|AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not Elsewhere Specified||1|
|Starting Paygrade:||$20,172.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-1, Step 1|
|Maximum Paygrade:||$61,227.00 / 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|
|Telephone Operating||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Pathology Technician||Technical and Medical Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Health Aid and Technician||Technical and Medical Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Computer Operation||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Financial Clerical and Technician||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
Average Information Receptionist Pay Trend from 2004 to 2020
In 2004, the average pay for an Information Receptionist was $26,323. Since then, the average pay has increased to $33,652 in 2020.
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