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Virtual Office Receptionist

How Much Does it Cost to Hire a Live Office Receptionist?

When you run a business that requires a receptionist, the cost of hiring one can add up quickly. Not only do you have to pay their salary, but you also have to provide benefits and pay for equipment and office space. Fortunately, there’s a more cost-effective solution: hiring a virtual office receptionist.

At USAnswer, we are all about helping small businesses. Our founder, Kelly, saw the need for affordable receptionist services and created USAnswer as a way to serve and support small businesses, the true engines of our society. As a purpose over profit aspiring philanthropist, Kelly’s mission is to help small businesses succeed and grow.

Benefits of Hiring a Virtual Office Receptionist

Here are some of the benefits of hiring a virtual office receptionist through USAnswer:

Cost Savings

The most significant benefit of hiring a virtual office receptionist is the cost savings. With USAnswer, you will only be charged a $49 setup fee and a monthly fee starting at $98 for our Bronze plan. There are no additional charges for going over your allotted minutes during your first month. We offer plans for every 60-minute interval, so you can choose the plan that best fits your needs and budget.


Our virtual receptionists are professional and courteous, ensuring that your clients are treated with the utmost respect. They are trained to handle calls and messages promptly and efficiently, allowing you to focus on running your business.


With a virtual office receptionist, you don’t have to worry about scheduling breaks or vacation time. Our receptionists are available 24/7, 365 days a year, ensuring that your clients can always reach you. Plus, you don’t need to worry about providing office space or equipment for your receptionist since they work remotely.

Increased Productivity

By outsourcing your receptionist services to USAnswer, you can free up your time and focus on more important tasks. You won’t have to worry about answering calls or responding to messages, allowing you to be more productive throughout the day.


We offer plans for every 60-minute interval, so you can choose the plan that best fits your needs and budget. Plus, we don’t round up to the next minute. If a call lasts for 59 seconds, you will only be charged for 59 seconds.

USAnswer Pricing

Our pricing is straightforward and affordable. We start you out on our Bronze plan of 60 minutes for $98/month. Our other plans are as follows:

  • Silver: 120 minutes for $175/month
  • Gold: 180 minutes for $252/month
  • Platinum: 240 minutes for $323/month
  • Customized Plan: Call for a quote

With each plan, you move up to; there’s a 15% discount off the base rate. We pride ourselves on being transparent with our pricing, so there are no hidden fees or charges.

Final Thoughts

Hiring a virtual office receptionist through USAnswer is an excellent way to save money while maintaining a professional image. With our affordable pricing, professional receptionists, and flexible plans, you can focus on running your business without worrying about answering calls or messages. Plus, with our 30-day unconditional money-back guarantee, you have nothing to lose. Contact us today to get started!