The average salary for a Front Desk Receptionist is R74,459 per year. Experience strongly influences income for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. A skill in Customer Service is associated with high pay for this job.

R42,307 - R137,524
R42K
R74K
R140K
MEDIAN: R74,459
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50%
90%

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R12.26 - R97.87
R12
R27
R98
MEDIAN: R27.49
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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R0R50KR100KR150K
Salary
R42,307 - R137,524  
   
Bonus
R1,003 - R12,365  
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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R41,417 - R138,924  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 164
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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R0R33R66R99
Hourly Rate
R12.26 - R97.87  
   
Hourly Tips
R1.00  
Overtime
R8.62 - R98.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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R0R70KR140KR210K
Bonus
R1,003 - R12,365  
   
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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R41,417 - R138,924  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12

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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 $67,000 based on 131 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 $86,000 based on 51 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 $112,000 based on 21 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 $147,000 based on 5 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R74,094

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Key Stats for Front Desk Receptionist

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Front Desk Receptionist Salaries

Late-Career
▲98%

Experienced
▲51%

▲16%

National Average
R74,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Front Desk Receptionist Salaries

Customer Service
▲15%

Office Administration
▼0%

National Average
R74,000

▼2%

Typing
▼7%

Microsoft Office
▼11%

Administration
▼19%

Filing
▼25%

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 21%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 78%