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$24,472 - C$43,566
C$24K
C$35K
C$44K
MEDIAN: C$34,916
10%
50%
90%
C$11.16 - C$17.95
C$11
C$14
C$18
MEDIAN: C$13.57
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$43K
Salary C$24,472 - C$43,566
Bonus C$309.13 - C$5,817
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$23,425 - C$41,159
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 70
Hourly Data C$0C$29
Hourly Rate C$11.16 - C$17.95
Hourly Tips C$0.10
Overtime C$12.35 - C$29.60
Annual Data C$0C$41K
Bonus C$309.13 - C$5,817
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$23,425 - C$41,159
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 172

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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 C$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 C$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 C$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 C$37,000 based on 22 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$30,159

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Front Desk Receptionist Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Front Desk Receptionist?

Front Desk Receptionist in Toronto:
"Stress level."
Pros: Our clients leave feeling relaxed /or beautiful, and taken care of.
Cons: Fast-paced. Must be quick learner and able to retain a lot of information in a short period of time to make the job run smoothly. Lack of communication from other employees causes hiccups in the operation, making it harder to do my job properly. Product pushing.

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
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 39 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Front Desk Receptionist Salaries

▲22%

▲7%

▲7%

National Average
C$30,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Front Desk Receptionist Salaries


▲6%





Administration
▲2%


National Average
C$30,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 46%
dental benefits
Dental: 39%
vision benefits
Vision: 32%
no benefits
None: 49%
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