Job Outlook

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor, employment is projected to grow 12 percent, which is average for all occupations. Job growth, coupled with the need to replace workers who transfer to other occupations or leave the labor force, will generate a large number of job openings for receptionists and information clerks.

Potential Earnings

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor, hourly wages for receptionists and information clerks start around $10, the average hourly pay rate is $13 and experienced professionals earn about $15 per hour.