AU$42,017
Avg. Salary
AU$20.85
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Front Desk Receptionist is AU$20.85 per hour.

The average pay for a Front Desk Receptionist is AU$42,017 per year.

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MEDIAN AU$42,017
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Salary AU$28,032 - AU$54,704
Bonus AU$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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AU$32,711 - AU$53,514
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 23 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 199
Hourly Data AU$0AU$39
Hourly Rate AU$17.30 - AU$25.44
Overtime AU$1.09 - AU$39.15
Annual Data AU$0AU$53K
Bonus AU$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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AU$32,711 - AU$53,514
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 23 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 347

Job Description for Front Desk Receptionist

Front desk receptionists perform a wide variety of front desk duties for an organization. They welcome and greet visitors or guests, ask if they have appointments and look at the schedule to confirm details of the visitors' appointments. They call the individuals that are expecting the visitors to let them know that they have arrived; if instructed, they direct the visitor to the appropriate location within the company. The front desk receptionist must follow all security procedures, as well as monitor the logbook of visitors and issue visitor badges if needed. They must maintain a clean reception area, as well as comply with their company’s procedures, rules and regulations at all times. Additionally, front desk receptionists must answer the phone at the front desk, routing calls and responding to questions.

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Popular Skills for Front Desk Receptionist

Pay by Experience Level for Front Desk Receptionist

Pay by Experience for a Front Desk Receptionist has a positive trend. An entry-level Front Desk Receptionist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$40,000 based on 401 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Front Desk Receptionist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$45,000 based on 164 salaries. An experienced Front Desk Receptionist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$46,000 based on 106 salaries. A Front Desk Receptionist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$46,000 based on 59 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

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National Average: AU$43,179

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Front Desk Receptionist Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Front Desk Receptionist?

Front Desk Receptionist in Rhodes:
"Good location, very limited parking, mainly international."
Pros: Good area, safe, nice people and close to everything.
Cons: Hardly any street parking suitable for shift hours, mostly internationally speaking population so sometimes hard to communicate at work with members.

Front Desk Receptionist in Melbourne:
"Great meet lots of different people."
Pros: Friendly staff.
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Key Stats for Front Desk Receptionist

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects Front Desk Receptionist Salaries

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▲4%

National Average
AU$43,000

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Skills That Affect Front Desk Receptionist Salaries


National Average
AU$43,000




▼4%

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 4%
dental benefits
Dental: %
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 95%