A Front Desk Receptionist earns an average wage of C$13.80 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

C$24,327 - C$43,569
C$24K
C$35K
C$44K
MEDIAN: C$34,677
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C$11.26 - C$18.23
C$11
C$14
C$18
MEDIAN: C$13.80
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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$15KC$30KC$45K
Salary
C$24,327 - C$43,569  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$5,872  
Commission
C$5,500  
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$23,634 - C$41,768  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 73
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$10C$20C$30
Hourly Rate
C$11.26 - C$18.23  
   
Hourly Tips
C$0.67  
Overtime
C$12.35 - C$29.60  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$20KC$40KC$60K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$5,872  
   
Commission
C$5,500  
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$23,634 - C$41,768  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 184

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Popular Skills for Front Desk Receptionist

Pay by Experience Level for Front Desk Receptionist

Pay by Experience for a Front Desk Receptionist has a positive trend. An entry-level Front Desk Receptionist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 151 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Front Desk Receptionist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 74 salaries. An experienced Front Desk Receptionist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 59 salaries. A Front Desk Receptionist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 22 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$30,469

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Front Desk Receptionist Reviews

Q: 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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Key Stats for Front Desk Receptionist

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 34 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
9%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Front Desk Receptionist Salaries

▲21%

▲6%

▲5%

National Average
C$30,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Front Desk Receptionist Salaries


▲5%





Administration
▲1%

National Average
C$30,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 51%
dental benefits
Dental: 42%
vision benefits
Vision: 30%
no benefits
None: 47%