Receptionists and Information Clerks

1.8/10 job score
risk level
by 2031
or $14.40 hourly
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 93% (You are doomed)

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

The number of 'Receptionists and Information Clerks' job openings is expected to rise 0.4% by 2031
'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 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.

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

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Receptionists and Information Clerks' was $29,950, or $14.40 hourly
'Receptionists and Information Clerks' are paid 34.5% lower than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as receptionists and information clerks?

As of 2021 there were 983,150 people employed as Receptionists and Information Clerks within the United States.
This represents around 0.70% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 143 people are employed as Receptionists and Information Clerks.

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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