Receptionists and Information Clerks

2.5/10 job score
risk level
by 2030
or $14.96 hourly
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 85% (Robots are watching)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
Assisting and Caring for Others
Social Perceptiveness
very important
quite important
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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Receptionists and Information Clerks' job openings is expected to rise 4.3% by 2030
'Receptionists and Information Clerks' is expected to be a slow growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Receptionists and Information Clerks' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Receptionists and Information Clerks' was $31,110, or $14.96 hourly
'Receptionists and Information Clerks' are paid 25.8% lower than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 968,420 people employed as Receptionists and Information Clerks.
This represents around 0.70% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Answer inquiries and provide information to the general public, customers, visitors, and other interested parties regarding activities conducted at establishment and location of departments, offices, and employees within the organization.

SOC Code: 43-4171.00

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