The average wage for a Receptionist is AU$18.91 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.
Receptionist Total Pay (?
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AU$25,952 - AU$45,581
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MEDIAN: AU$36,006
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Receptionist Total Pay (?
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AU$15.47 - AU$23.34
(Median)
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MEDIAN: AU$18.00
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National Salary Data

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AU$0AU$16KAU$32KAU$48K
Salary
AU$25,952 - AU$45,581  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$992  
Profit Sharing
AU$0.00 - AU$1,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$30,082 - AU$47,540  
PayScale
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,506
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$11AU$22AU$33
Hourly Rate
AU$15.47 - AU$23.34  
   
Hourly Tips
AU$0.00 - AU$0.00  
Overtime
AU$0.00 - AU$31.85  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$22KAU$44KAU$66K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$992  
   
Profit Sharing
AU$0.00 - AU$1,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
AU$30,082 - AU$47,540  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,506
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Receptionist Reviews

What is it like working as a Receptionist?
Receptionist in Rosebery:
"Office Environment."
Pros: What I mostly like about my job is that everyone is friendly and easy to get along with.
Cons: What I least like about my job is my pay rate.
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Experience Affects Receptionist Salaries

National Average
AU$38,000

Skills That Affect Receptionist Salaries

Customer Service
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Office Administration
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Administration
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Data Entry
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National Average
AU$38,000
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 356 votes.
Gender
Female
97%
female alumni
 
Male
3%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
4%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 4% dental benefits Dental: 1%
vision benefits Vision: 1% employee benefits None: 95%
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