Front Desk Receptionist Salary

The average rate for a Front Desk Receptionist is C$13.87 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

C$25,376 - C$43,087
(Median)
C$25K
C$33K
C$43K
MEDIAN: C$33,497
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C$10.88 - C$18.15
(Median)
C$11
C$14
C$18
MEDIAN: C$13.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$15KC$30KC$45K
Salary
C$25,376 - C$43,087  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$2,349  
Profit Sharing
C$2,000  
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$23,369 - C$41,009  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 209
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$10C$20C$30
Hourly Rate
C$10.88 - C$18.15  
   
Hourly Tips
C$0.25  
Overtime
C$1.01 - C$27.54  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$20KC$40KC$60K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$2,349  
   
Profit Sharing
C$2,000  
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).
)
C$23,369 - C$41,009  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 337
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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

National Average: C$30,757

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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$31,000


Skills That Affect Front Desk Receptionist Salaries

Office Administration
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Data Entry
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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Excel
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Administration
0%

National Average
C$31,000

Customer Service
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Customer Relations
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Phone Support
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 90 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
medical benefits
Vision: 36%
dental benefits
None: 37%
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