Information Receptionist - Federal Salaries of 2006

Pay Rates for "Information Receptionist"

How much does an Information Receptionist in the federal government get paid? $28,831.43* *Based on the 2006 average.

Information Receptionist was the 193rd most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2006, with 682 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2006, the Forest Service hired the most employees titled Information Receptionist, with an average salary of $27,434.

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 356 $27,434.40
Veterans Health Administration 97 $29,990.06
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 62 $32,318.98
National Park Service 37 $25,164.14
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 27 $34,817.07
Social Security Administration 16 $29,697.69
Bureau of Land Management 15 $25,808.67
Indian Health Service 15 $25,577.60
Veterans Benefits Administration 9 $30,007.67
Small Business Administration 6 $28,468.50
Agricultural Research Service 4 $29,087.25
Bureau of Reclamation 4 $24,282.50
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 3 $25,489.67
National Cemetery Administration 3 $26,206.33
Indian Affairs 2 $33,525.00
Offices, Boards and Divisions 2 $28,525.50
Office of Comptroller of Currency 2 $36,743.00
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 1 $30,724.00
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 1 $47,391.00
Internal Revenue Service 1 $32,127.00
Presidio Trust 1 $40,132.00
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 1 $30,872.00
Public Buildings Service 1 $33,519.00
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 1 $34,501.00
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration 1 $26,486.00
Federal Emergency Management Agency 1 $129,023.00
Food and Drug Administration 1 $31,839.00
Rural Housing Service 1 $34,302.00
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 1 $32,099.00
Bureau of the Census 1 $32,944.00
Bureau of Citizenshp and Immigratn Services 1 $29,191.00
Office of Navajo and Hopi Indian Relocation 1 $36,856.00
National Credit Union Administration 1 $34,729.00
Armed Forces Retirement Home 1 $44,003.00
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 1 $34,560.00
Securities and Exchange Commission 1 $38,417.00
Office of Congressional & Intergovernmental Affairs (Department of Labor) 1 $34,402.00
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 1 $29,604.00
Environmental Protection Agency 1 $38,696.00

Information Receptionist Pay Distribution

The average pay for an Information Receptionist is $28,831.43. The highest paid Information Receptionist made $129,023 in 2006.

Common Information Receptionist Payscales

Payscale Number of Information Receptionist Employees
GS - General Schedule 676
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 2
CU - Credit Union Employees 1
CG - Corporate Graded 1
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 1
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 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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