List of Published Answering Service Prices

Are you looking for an up to date list of published rates for top answering service companies? Here’s a list of the top 13 published prices from answering service providers found in a recent Google search.

Pricing InformationIt’s always a concern when companies don’t publish the cost of their services, so we put together a comprehensive list of starting point pricing, plans, and packages from live answering service companies that have openly published their rates. We encourage you to look at their price points (links to resources listed below) and use our service to compare their prices with 3-4 pre-screened answering service companies.

Here’s a list of published answering service prices as of December 9, 2020.

AMBS Call Center
*$249/Month (about 165 calls) + $0.99 per excess minute

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Answering Service Care
*$49/Month (0 Minutes) + $0.98 per add’l minute

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VoiceNation
*$39/Month for 20 minutes (cost for add’l minutes not found on website)

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Answer Our Phone
*$39.99/Month (40 calls) $0.99 per add’l minute

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VirtualHQ
*$20/Month (0 Minutes) + $2.50 per call

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Reception HQ
*$15/Month (0 Minutes)+ $1.50 per call

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Specialty Answering Service
*$31/Month (0 Minutes) + $0.95 per add’l minute

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Answer America
*$30/Month + $1.20 per call

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CallNET
*$45/Month (50 Minutes) + $0.95 per call

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PATLive
*$39/Month (0 Minutes) + $1.95 per minute

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MAP Communications
*$39/Month (0 minutes) + $1.15 per additional minute

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AnswerOne
*$37/Month (0 Minutes) + $1.14 per minute

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NEXA
*$99/Month (0 Minutes) + $1.50 per minute

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*To the best of our knowledge the prices listed above are the most current starting price points for service. This is for informational purposes only. We make no guarantees as to the accuracy of the data and recommend that you confirm these numbers independently via the links listed at the bottom of this page. Some of these companies also offer larger packages with better price points.

Why Use FindAnsweringService.com to Compare Answering Service Prices?

We’re not an answering service. So we’re not biased. Our mission is to give businesses a platform to compare the cost of phone answering services and help them save money. Knowledge is power. Review the data above and then use the ‘compare’ feature to be contacted by 3-4 competing answering service providers to see if they can get you a better deal.

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How Much Does an Answering Service Cost?

If you need to find out how much an answering service costs, we can help. We have found base rates as low as $0.00, cost per call as little as $0.59 per call, and per-minute charges as little as $0.84.

However, you need to beware of hidden fees. For example, some answering service companies may charge less per minute but also charge in 1-minute increments as opposed to others at 6-12 second increments. Likewise, some companies may charge a small fee per call but also charge for each message delivered, as opposed to providers that do not have additional fees for message delivery.

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Pricing Questions To Ask Your Answering Service Company?

Here’s a list of 10 questions you really need to ask a live answering service to uncover their actual prices.

Ask these questions in this order:

  1. What’s your monthly base rate?
  2. Is that a full month, or 28-day cycle (28-day cycles can cost you an extra month each year)?
  3. How many minutes are included in that base rate?
  4. How much does it cost for each minute I go over?
  5. What is the minimum billed time per call (i.e. 12 seconds, 30 seconds, 1 minute)?
  6. Do you charge extra on holidays? Weekends?
  7. Does it cost extra for you to use my online calendar to set appointments (if applicable)?
  8. Do you charge when I use call forwarding to call your office and forward my calls (many companies DO)?
  9. Do you charge additional fees for SMS message delivery, email, fax messages?
  10. Do you charge for calls you transfer to us?

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Sources:

https://www.mapcommunications.com/pricing/

https://www.receptionhq.com/answering-service-pricing

https://www.virtualheadquarters.com/receptionist-pricing.html

https://answerourphone.com/answering-service-pricing/

https://voicenation.com/plans-pricing/

https://www.answeringservicecare.net/pricing

https://www.ambscallcenter.com/answering-service-pricing

https://www.answeramerica.com/

https://www.specialtyansweringservice.net/pricing/

https://www.patlive.com/pricing/

https://callnetcorp.com/answering-service-pricing/

https://answerone.us/pricing/

https://nexa.com/plans/