A Receptionist / Telephone Operator earns an average salary of R77,003 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

R42,542 - R136,853
R43K
R77K
R140K
MEDIAN: R77,002
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
R42,542 - R136,853  
   
Bonus
R974 - R12,095  
Profit Sharing
R4,400  
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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R42,225 - R136,507  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 97

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Pay by Experience Level for Receptionist / Telephone Operator

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

Receptionist / Telephone Operator Advice

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

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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Key Stats for Receptionist / Telephone Operator

Job Satisfaction

Somewhat satisfied
Rated 2 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Receptionist / Telephone Operator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 51%

Experienced
up arrow 14%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
R80,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Somewhat satisfied
Rated 2 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 40%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
dental benefits
None: 59%
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