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Receptionist / Telephone Operator Salary

A Receptionist / Telephone Operator earns an average salary of R65,938 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.
R36,441 - R106,849
(Median)
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48K
66K
83K
110K
MEDIAN: R65,938
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90%

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R17.00 - R40.69
(Median)
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MEDIAN: R22.00
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90%

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National Salary Data

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Salary
R36,441 - R106,849  
   
Bonus
R0.00 - R8,965  
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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R36,928 - R109,142  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 172
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
R0.00 - R8,965  
   
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).
)
R36,928 - R109,142  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 19
United States (change)

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Receptionist / Telephone Operator Advice

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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 21%

Mid-Career
up arrow 16%

National Average
R65,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 29% dental benefits Dental: 2%
vision benefits Vision: 3% employee benefits None: 71%