Receptionists and Information Clerks

Prospects: Very Favorable

*According to projected annual openings and year-over-year growth
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. Excludes "Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service" (43-2011).

Number of positions

2012: 40,670    2014: 42,670

Annual job postings

New: 1,000    Replacement: 1,300
(Total: 2,300)   

Salaries in NYC

Starting at:
Up to:

Educational requirements

Minimum education:
High school diploma or equivalent

Work experience:

On-the-job training:
Short-term on-the-job training

Education level achieved by workers


Sources: New York State Department of Labor, U.S. Department of Labor.