An Entry-Level Receptionist earns an average wage of C$14.06 per hour.

C$24,579 - C$40,407
C$25K
C$32K
C$40K
MEDIAN: C$31,836
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50%
90%

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C$11.33 - C$17.51
C$11
C$14
C$18
MEDIAN: C$14.06
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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C$0C$14KC$28KC$42K
Salary
C$24,579 - C$40,407  
   
Bonus
C$248.32 - C$3,020  
Profit Sharing
C$1,200  
Commission
C$670  
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$23,923 - C$38,510  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 349
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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C$0C$9C$18C$27
Hourly Rate
C$11.33 - C$17.51  
   
Hourly Tips
C$0.91  
Overtime
C$12.37 - C$26.21  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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C$0C$18KC$36KC$54K
Bonus
C$248.32 - C$3,020  
   
Commission
C$670  
Profit Sharing
C$1,200  
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$23,923 - C$38,510  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 766

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$30,090

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Receptionist Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Receptionist in Nanaimo:
"Way more than answering phones and a bit of filing."
The more you learn about how your company conducts business, the more opportunities you will have and the more you will enjoy your job.

Receptionist in Winnipeg:
You need to remember you represent the company. And your demeanour, telephone manner, and the way you deal with all kinds of visitors all reflect on the. Company. Reception is the first point of contact.

Receptionist in Siksika:
Have an open mind to learn new tasks, be patient and kind to all who enter the building. Know your company because your the first person representing the company. Enjoy.

Key Stats for Receptionist

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 141 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
15%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Receptionist Salaries




▲1%




Phone Support
▼0%

National Average
C$30,000



▼2%

▼3%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 141 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 51%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
vision benefits
Vision: 35%
no benefits
None: 46%