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Receptionist Jobs in Los Angeles, CA

Receptionist, Corporate Office


West Hills, CA

Front Office Administrator

Century Business Solutions

Irvine, CA

Administrative Assistant, Financial Aid

Chaffey College

$4337 / Per Month

Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Administrative Secretary


Tustin, CA

Administrative Assistant


undefined20 / Per Hour

Los Angeles, CA

Receptionist - Immediate Need in LA-Interviewing NOW


undefined41600 / Per Year

Los Angeles, CA

Office Assistant - Entry Level

Aveanna Healthcare

Seal Beach, CA


PrimeWest Insurance Brokerage

$18 / Per Hour

Mission Hills, CA


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Los Angeles Receptionist Jobs Overview

Receptionists are the first faces you see at nearly every business. They embody a business's personality and set the tone for a guest's visit. Beyond the smiling face and charming voice, however, receptionist jobs require someone who is a multitasker, who can handle office security, office supply inventory and ordering, and assisting with various administrative projects. As a receptionist, you'll also greet and direct visitors, monitor a logbook, issue visitor badges, and operate a multi-line telephone system.

Receptionist jobs are great entry-level positions that allow you to get a first-hand look (and perhaps some experience) at other jobs you might want to try. It can also be a stable long-term career. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) projects a steady demand for receptionists, especially in physician and dentist offices. The need for bilingual receptionists is growing, so knowing a second language can increase your job opportunities and salary.

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About Working in Los Angeles, California

The Hollywood sign stands for everything glamourous and star-studded in Los Angeles. But did you know it was built in the 1920s to advertise a new neighborhood called Hollywoodland? The "land" was eventually dropped from the sign in 1949, and it became associated with nearby Paramount Pictures, Universal, and Warner Brothers. Today, downtown L.A. is the largest government hub outside of Washington D.C. and has the largest historical theater district in the U.S. But not all Los Angeles jobs are in show business. More than 700,000 health services and biomedical jobs and 190,000 aerospace jobs stoke L.A.'s economy.

If L.A. were a country, the city's economy would be bigger than those of Saudi Arabia, Switzerland, and Sweden. Los Angeles is a sprawling metropolis, engulfing five counties—Los Angeles, Riverside, Ventura, Orange, and San Bernardino. If you're looking for jobs in Los Angeles, you have a lot of choices for relocation. There are more than 80 neighborhoods in L.A. and 16 districts just in downtown. For those who want a slightly less hectic pace, you can also find jobs in L.A.'s beautiful suburbs, including Pasadena, West Covina, and Anaheim.

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How Much Do Receptionist Jobs Pay in Los Angeles, California?

Got money on your mind? You should! Make sure you’re getting paid what you’re worth. Our Salary Tools can help you understand what you can expect to make in receptionist jobs in Los Angeles, California, as well as the skills that can boost your value and what the next steps in your career might be. Right now, the median receptionist pay in Los Angeles is $15.48 per hour, which is 12% higher than the national average.

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