Receptionist / Telephone Operator Salary

A Receptionist / Telephone Operator earns an average salary of R66,965 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

R36,464 - R111,111
(Median)
R36K
R67K
R110K
MEDIAN: R66,964
10%
50%
90%

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R16.77 - R41.02
(Median)
R17
R24
R41
MEDIAN: R23.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
R36,464 - R111,111  
   
Bonus
R0.00 - R8,885  
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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R36,610 - R113,002  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 156
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
R16.77 - R41.02  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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R0R50KR100KR150K
Bonus
R0.00 - R8,885  
   
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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R36,610 - R113,002  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 17

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Receptionist / Telephone Operator in Centurion:
"Be Neat, Be Patient, Be Prepared."
You need to be very patient, have a good memory for figures, names and telephone numbers. Take down correct information to pass on to the correct extension. Remember your co-worker's job title and extension. Correct spelling, bilingual. Always be friendly when receiving guests and visitors. Dress smart, be well-groomed to have confidence and to be treated well. Be always aware of your stationery in cupboard. Never tell somebody you forgot to order pens or paper - keep stock! Good knowledge of WORD, Excel and e-mail correspondence. Be on time and be prepared to do work during lunch hour.

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Experience Affects Receptionist / Telephone Operator Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 16%

Mid-Career
up arrow 15%

National Average
R67,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 34% dental benefits Dental: 2%
vision benefits Vision: 3% employee benefits None: 66%
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