Front Desk Receptionist in Sydney, New South Wales Salary (Australia)

A Front Desk Receptionist in Sydney, New South Wales earns an average salary of AU$41,793 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary 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.

AU$25,213 - AU$55,778
AU$25K
AU$42K
AU$56K
MEDIAN: AU$41,793
10%
50%
90%
AU$17.60 - AU$25.98
AU$18
AU$20
AU$26
MEDIAN: AU$20.35
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$55K
Salary AU$25,213 - AU$55,778
Commission AU$960
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$30,980 - AU$55,358
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 55
Hourly Data AU$0AU$25
Hourly Rate AU$17.60 - AU$25.98
Annual Data AU$0AU$55K
Commission AU$960
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$30,980 - AU$55,358
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 41

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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Front Desk Receptionist Tasks

  • Greet and answer inquiries for general public, customers and visitors; announce and log visitors.
  • Process outgoing mail and receive deliveries.
  • Perform administrative support tasks; proofreading, typing, operating calculators, facsimile machine and computers.
  • Operate telephone switchboard to answer, screen, route calls and relays messages.

Front Desk Receptionist Job Listings

Key Stats for Front Desk Receptionist

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Front Desk Receptionist Salaries

▲16%

▲15%

National Average
AU$42,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Front Desk Receptionist Salaries


Customer Service
▼0%

National Average
AU$42,000

▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 10%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 90%