Career Outlook for Receptionists and Information Clerks

Also known as:  Appointment Clerk, Dental Receptionist, Front Desk Receptionist, Land Leasing Information Clerk
The overall job outlook for Receptionist or Information Clerk careers has been negative since 2004. Vacancies for this career have decreased by 6.92 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 1.15 percent per year. Demand for Receptionists and Information Clerks is expected to go up, with an expected 315,020 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 3.95 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Receptionists and Information Clerks in the following states
California 98,430
New York 85,570
Florida 72,920
Texas 62,640
Pennsylvania 49,240
New Jersey 48,490
Illinois 40,680
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Receptionists and Information Clerks
Virgin Islands 290
Guam 330
Wyoming 1,230
Vermont 2,330
North Dakota 2,700
Delaware 2,940
Alaska 2,950