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.

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 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
Presidio Trust 2 $33,000.00
Small Business Administration 2 $33,980.00
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 2 $28,379.00
Office of Comptroller of Currency 2 $39,694.00
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 1 $31,886.00
Federal Aviation Administration 1 $23,667.00
National Credit Union Administration 1 $38,663.00
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 1 $33,695.00
Offices, Boards and Divisions 1 $33,190.00
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 1 $36,627.00
Environmental Protection Agency 1 $43,841.00
Internal Revenue Service 1 $34,401.00
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 1 $50,890.00
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 1 $34,795.00
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration 1 $29,153.00
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 1 $34,358.00
Office of Personnel Management 1 $35,392.00
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 1 $36,355.00
Office of Navajo and Hopi Indian Relocation 1 $38,639.00
Federal Emergency Management Agency 1 $152,071.00
Armed Forces Retirement Home 1 $36,572.00
Indian Affairs 1 $50,614.00
Securities and Exchange Commission 1 $45,532.00

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: $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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