Receptionist Salary (South Africa)

The average salary for a Receptionist is R61,292 per year. A skill in Client Interaction is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.
Receptionist Salary (?
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R35,400 - R111,373
(Median)
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47K
61K
84K
110K
MEDIAN: R61,291
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Receptionist Salary (?
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R16.58 - R53.43
(Median)
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53
MEDIAN: R31.00
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National Salary Data

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R0R50KR100KR150K
Salary
R35,400 - R111,373  
   
Bonus
R0.00 - R10,176  
Profit Sharing
R116.35 - R29,900  
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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R35,584 - R114,339  
PayScale
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,077
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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R0R50R100R150
Hourly Rate
R16.58 - R53.43  
   
Overtime
R8.17 - R146.81  
National Annualized Data (?
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R0R100KR200KR300K
Bonus
R0.00 - R10,176  
   
Profit Sharing
R116.35 - R29,900  
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).
)
R35,584 - R114,339  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 44
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Pay by Experience Level for Receptionist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

Randburg
up arrow 60%
up arrow 45%
Sandton
up arrow 33%
Bryanston
up arrow 29%
Polokwane
up arrow 14%
Bloemfontein
0%
National Average
R62,000
up arrow 2%
Middelburg
up arrow 5%
Roodepoort
up arrow 9%
Rustenburg
up arrow 13%
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Receptionist Reviews

What is it like working as a Receptionist?
Receptionist in Johannesburg:
Pros: Meeting new people everyday, talking to clients and they will thank you on how you do your job. They will even send you something just to show you how much they appreciate working with you. I know how to speak to people or may be say clients. I love my job so much, getting to learn new things everyday.
Cons: When people take advantage of me, I don't like it.

Related Job Salaries

Experience Affects Receptionist Salaries

National Average
R62,000

Skills That Affect Receptionist Salaries

Client Interaction
up arrow 16%
Administration
up arrow 4%
Inbound Calls
up arrow 4%
Office Administration
up arrow 3%
Customer Service
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%
National Average
R62,000
Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%
Typing
up arrow 2%
Organizing
up arrow 2%
Telephony
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 247 votes.

Gender

Female
96%
female alumni
 
Male
4%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 24% dental benefits Dental: 1%
vision benefits Vision: 1% employee benefits None: 75%
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