Front Desk Receptionist Salary (Canada)

The average rate for a Front Desk Receptionist is C$13.00 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Front Desk Receptionist Total Pay (?
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C$24,331 - C$40,056
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MEDIAN: C$31,135
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Front Desk Receptionist Total Pay (?
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C$10.33 - C$16.99
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MEDIAN: C$12.00
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National Salary Data

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C$0C$14KC$28KC$42K
Salary
C$24,331 - C$40,056  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$2,060  
Profit Sharing
C$200.67 - C$4,036  
Commission
C$486.05 - C$3,052  
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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C$22,264 - C$38,259  
PayScale
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,220
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$10C$20C$30
Hourly Rate
C$10.33 - C$16.99  
   
Hourly Tips
C$0.23 - C$2.03  
Overtime
C$1.49 - C$27.98  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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C$0C$20KC$40KC$60K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$2,060  
   
Commission
C$486.05 - C$3,052  
Profit Sharing
C$200.67 - C$4,036  
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).
)
C$22,264 - C$38,259  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,220
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Pay Difference By Location
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C$29,000
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Front Desk Receptionist Reviews

What is it like working as a Front Desk Receptionist?
Front Desk Receptionist in Lethbridge:
"Perks vs. Stress Level"
Pros: The perks - working with animals, friendly co-workers.
Cons: Unpleasant customers, little help when needed, overwhelming, stressful, always the first to be blamed, little respect.
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Experience Affects Front Desk Receptionist Salaries

National Average
C$29,000

Skills That Affect Front Desk Receptionist Salaries

Customer Service
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Customer Relations
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National Average
C$29,000
Microsoft Word
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Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 95 votes.
Gender
Female
97%
female alumni
 
Male
3%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
10%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 60% dental benefits Dental: 55%
vision benefits Vision: 35% employee benefits None: 37%
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