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Information Receptionist - Federal Salaries of 2004

Pay Rates for "Information Receptionist"

How much does an Information Receptionist in the federal government get paid? $26,322.97* *Based on the 2004 average.

Information Receptionist was the 184th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2004, with 830 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2004, the Forest Service hired the most employees titled Information Receptionist, with an average salary of $25,096.

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.

Job Description

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
Forest Service 468 $25,095.96
Veterans Health Administration 105 $27,917.52
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 64 $30,613.02
National Park Service 38 $23,578.05
Social Security Administration 29 $26,104.48
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 23 $32,329.18
Bureau of Land Management 19 $25,431.11
Indian Health Service 15 $24,627.07
Veterans Benefits Administration 10 $26,830.70
Small Business Administration 6 $29,824.33
Agricultural Research Service 5 $27,268.20
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 4 $22,881.00
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 3 $27,687.33
Bureau of Reclamation 3 $22,512.33
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 2 $25,867.50
Armed Forces Retirement Home 2 $38,644.00
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 2 $27,512.50
Internal Revenue Service 2 $30,084.00
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 2 $31,669.00
Indian Affairs 2 $31,022.50
Offices, Boards and Divisions 2 $28,054.00
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 2 $47,200.50
National Credit Union Administration 1 $32,241.00
Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 1 $24,083.00
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 1 $28,689.00
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 1 $31,383.00
Office of Navajo and Hopi Indian Relocation 1 $34,714.00
Office of Congressional & Intergovernmental Affairs (Department of Labor) 1 $32,063.00
Securities and Exchange Commission 1 $26,758.00
Environmental Protection Agency 1 $30,044.00
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 1 $28,272.00
Office of Special Counsel 1 $32,063.00
Office of Comptroller of Currency 1 $33,045.00
Public Buildings Service 1 $31,106.00
National Cemetery Administration 1 $23,008.00
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration 1 $24,694.00
Rural Housing Service 1 $32,080.00
Food and Drug Administration 1 $28,415.00
Natural Resources Conservation Service 1 $26,013.00
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 1 $26,519.00
National Institute of Standards and Technology 1 $26,620.00
U.S. Secret Service 1 $21,257.00
Bureau of the Census 1 $31,020.00
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 1 $24,666.00

Information Receptionist Pay Distribution

The average pay for an Information Receptionist is $26,322.97. The highest paid Information Receptionist made $53,568 in 2004.

Common Information Receptionist Payscales

Payscale Number of Information Receptionist Employees
GS - General Schedule 823
CG - Corporate Graded 2
ZS - Administrative Support 1
CU - Credit Union Employees 1
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 1
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 1
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 1

Starting Paygrade: $19,543.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-1, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $59,316.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-9, Step 10
Category: Clerical and Administrative Support

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 FileClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Pathology TechnicianTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Therapeutic Radiologic TechnologistTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Computer Clerk and AssistantClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Insurance AccountsClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9

Average Information Receptionist Pay Trend from 2004 to 2018

In 2004, the average pay for an Information Receptionist was $26,323. Since then, the average pay has increased to $35,461 in 2018.

Data Sources

The information provided on these pages is sourced from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Enterprise Human Resources Integration (EHRI) dataset. Postal Service data is managed exclusively by the USPS . All information is displayed unmodified and as provided by the source agency.

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The series code of this occupation is 0304.

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