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Front Desk Receptionist Salary (Canada)

The average rate for a Front Desk Receptionist is C$13.22 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 Salary (?
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C$24,332 - C$40,441
(Median)
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MEDIAN: C$31,391
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Front Desk Receptionist Salary (?
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C$10.40 - C$17.18
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MEDIAN: C$13.00
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National Salary Data

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C$0C$14KC$28KC$42K
Salary
C$24,332 - C$40,441  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$2,076  
Profit Sharing
C$199.33 - C$4,055  
Commission
C$350.00 - C$4,000  
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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C$22,379 - C$38,586  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 413
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$9C$18C$27
Hourly Rate
C$10.40 - C$17.18  
   
Hourly Tips
C$0.23 - C$2.03  
Overtime
C$1.47 - C$26.66  
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$18KC$36KC$54K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$2,076  
   
Commission
C$350.00 - C$4,000  
Profit Sharing
C$199.33 - C$4,055  
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$22,379 - C$38,586  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 593
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Pay by Experience Level for Front Desk Receptionist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

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Edmonton
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National Average
C$30,000
Montréal
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Winnipeg
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Ottawa
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Mississauga
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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$30,000

Skills That Affect Front Desk Receptionist Salaries

Microsoft Excel
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Data Entry
up arrow 4%
Customer Service
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Phone Support
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Customer Relations
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National Average
C$30,000

Job Satisfaction

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Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 105 votes.

Gender

Female
98%
female alumni
 
Male
2%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 58% dental benefits Dental: 53%
vision benefits Vision: 34% employee benefits None: 39%