A Receptionist / Telephone Operator earns an average wage of AU$20.22 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

AU$29,087 - AU$57,190
AU$29K
AU$42K
AU$57K
MEDIAN: AU$42,000
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50%
90%

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AU$17.42 - AU$25.32
AU$17
AU$20
AU$25
MEDIAN: AU$20.22
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$20KAU$40KAU$60K
Salary
AU$29,087 - AU$57,190  
   
Bonus
AU$2,550  
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$33,466 - AU$54,262  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 25
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$11AU$22AU$33
Hourly Rate
AU$17.42 - AU$25.32  
   
Overtime
AU$30.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$22KAU$44KAU$66K
Bonus
AU$2,550  
   
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$33,466 - AU$54,262  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 35

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Pay by Experience Level for Receptionist / Telephone Operator

Pay by Experience for a Receptionist / Telephone Operator has a positive trend. An entry-level Receptionist / Telephone Operator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 41 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Receptionist / Telephone Operator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Receptionist / Telephone Operator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 9 salaries. A Receptionist / Telephone Operator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 5 salaries.

Receptionist / Telephone Operator Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Receptionist / Telephone Operator?

Receptionist / Telephone Operator in Sydney:
"Love my job but feel under appreciated."
Pros: Helping clients achieve satisfaction with their requests & applications, assisting advisers with administration requirements.
Cons: My wage.

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Key Stats for Receptionist / Telephone Operator

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
13 %
Less than 1 year
22%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
5%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Receptionist / Telephone Operator Salaries

Late-Career
▲22%

Experienced
▲10%

Mid-Career
▲7%

National Average
AU$42,000

▼3%

Skills That Affect Receptionist / Telephone Operator Salaries

Office Administration
▲7%

National Average
AU$42,000

Customer Service
▼2%

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
22%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 3%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 97%