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Information Receptionist - Federal Salaries of 2010

Pay Rates for "Information Receptionist"

How much does an Information Receptionist in the federal government get paid? $31,205.44* *Based on the 2010 average.
868 EMPLOYEES
$27.02M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Information Receptionist was the 183rd most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2010, with 868 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2010, the Forest Service hired the most employees titled Information Receptionist, with an average salary of $29,339.

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 399 $29,339.36
Veterans Health Administration 252 $30,844.62
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 77 $35,785.77
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 31 $35,954.42
National Park Service 21 $28,752.52
Bureau of Land Management 18 $28,290.89
Social Security Administration 17 $33,427.71
Indian Health Service 10 $31,060.50
Veterans Benefits Administration 8 $33,316.75
Agricultural Research Service 4 $32,116.25
Office of Comptroller of Currency 3 $39,434.33
Valles Caldera Trust 2 $24,940.00
Indian Affairs 2 $39,004.50
Bureau of Reclamation 2 $27,394.00
Small Business Administration 2 $37,869.50
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 2 $31,471.00
Federal Aviation Administration 2 $36,325.50
Presidio Trust 2 $36,049.00
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 1 $39,871.00
Environmental Protection Agency 1 $48,062.00
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 1 $61,018.00
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 1 $37,046.00
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 1 $38,497.00
Federal Emergency Management Agency 1 $116,724.00
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 1 $34,519.00
National Capital Planning Commission 1 $35,210.00
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 1 $34,515.00
Office of Personnel Management 1 $43,616.00
Agency for International Development 1 $160,309.00
Office of Navajo and Hopi Indian Relocation 1 $40,706.00
Offices, Boards and Divisions 1 $34,381.00
Securities and Exchange Commission 1 $40,462.00

Information Receptionist Pay Distribution

The average pay for an Information Receptionist is $31,205.44. The highest paid Information Receptionist made $160,309 in 2010.

Common Information Receptionist Payscales

Payscale Number of Information Receptionist Employees
GS - General Schedule 827
GL - Gs Emp Grades 3-10 Paid Leo Special Rate 29
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 4
NB - Ofc Of Comptroller Of The Currency Only 3
FE - Senior Foreign Service 1
CG - Corporate Graded 1
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 1
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 1
FG - Similar To The General Schedule 1

Starting Paygrade: $19,048.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-1, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $57,809.00 / 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
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 2017

In 2004, the average pay for an Information Receptionist was $26,323. Since then, the average pay has increased to $34,198 in 2017.


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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