Receptionist / Telephone Operator Salary (South Africa)

A Receptionist / Telephone Operator earns an average salary of R63,722 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Receptionist / Telephone Operator Total Pay (?
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R36,416 - R105,311
(Median)
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110K
MEDIAN: R63,722
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Receptionist / Telephone Operator Total Pay (?
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R17.00 - R40.69
(Median)
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35
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MEDIAN: R22.00
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90%
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National Salary Data

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R0R50KR100KR150K
Salary
R36,416 - R105,311  
   
Bonus
R0.50 - R8,506  
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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R36,895 - R106,593  
PayScale
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 190
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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R0R25R50R75
Hourly Rate
R17.00 - R40.69  
   
Overtime
R4.13 - R31.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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R0R50KR100KR150K
Bonus
R0.50 - R8,506  
   
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).
)
R36,895 - R106,593  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 190
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Pay Difference By Location

Pretoria
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Cape Town
0%
National Average
R63,000
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Receptionist / Telephone Operator Advice

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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Experience Affects Receptionist / Telephone Operator Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 28%
Mid-Career
up arrow 21%
National Average
R63,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
96%
female alumni
 
Male
4%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 28% dental benefits Dental: 2%
vision benefits Vision: 3% employee benefits None: 72%
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