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Information Receptionist - Federal Salaries of 2008

Pay Rates for "Information Receptionist"

How much does an Information Receptionist in the federal government get paid? $29,581.48* *Based on the 2008 average.

Information Receptionist was the 179th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2008, with 831 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2008, the Forest Service hired the most employees titled Information Receptionist, with an average salary of $28,339.

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.

Agencies that have hired an Information Receptionist

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Forest Service 410 $28,338.55
Veterans Health Administration 192 $28,931.84
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 83 $33,800.57
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 25 $35,208.44
National Park Service 25 $27,396.28
Social Security Administration 24 $29,525.54
Bureau of Land Management 19 $25,946.89
Indian Health Service 12 $28,127.42
Veterans Benefits Administration 7 $29,909.57
Agricultural Research Service 4 $30,423.50
Bureau of Reclamation 3 $25,132.67
Small Business Administration 2 $33,980.00
Office of Comptroller of Currency 2 $39,694.00
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 2 $28,379.00
Presidio Trust 2 $33,000.00
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 1 $33,695.00
Federal Aviation Administration 1 $23,667.00
Securities and Exchange Commission 1 $45,532.00
Armed Forces Retirement Home 1 $36,572.00
Office of Navajo and Hopi Indian Relocation 1 $38,639.00
Office of Personnel Management 1 $35,392.00
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration 1 $29,153.00
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 1 $50,890.00
Environmental Protection Agency 1 $43,841.00
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 1 $36,627.00
Offices, Boards and Divisions 1 $33,190.00
National Credit Union Administration 1 $38,663.00
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 1 $31,886.00
Indian Affairs 1 $50,614.00
Federal Emergency Management Agency 1 $152,071.00
Customs and Border Protection 1 $36,355.00
Immigration and Customs Enforcement 1 $34,358.00
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 1 $34,795.00
Internal Revenue Service 1 $34,401.00

Information Receptionist Pay Distribution

The average pay for an Information Receptionist is $29,581.48. The highest paid Information Receptionist made $152,071 in 2008.

Common Information Receptionist Payscales

Payscale Number of Information Receptionist Employees
GS - General Schedule 799
GL - Gs Emp Grades 3-10 Paid Leo Special Rate 24
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 2
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 2
CU - Credit Union Employees 1
CG - Corporate Graded 1
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 1
FG - Similar To The General Schedule 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

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 OperatingClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Pathology TechnicianTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Health Aid and TechnicianTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Computer OperationClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Financial Clerical and TechnicianClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-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.

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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