A Receptionist earns an average wage of AU$20.50 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Customer Service Metrics is associated with high pay for this job. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

AU$30,291 - AU$53,555
AU$30K
AU$41K
AU$54K
MEDIAN: AU$40,711
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50%
90%
AU$16.66 - AU$25.40
AU$17
AU$21
AU$25
MEDIAN: AU$20.50
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$53K
Salary AU$30,291 - AU$53,555
Bonus AU$205.11 - AU$4,024
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$32,922 - AU$53,180
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 822
Hourly Data AU$0AU$38
Hourly Rate AU$16.66 - AU$25.40
Hourly Tips AU$9.09
Overtime AU$20.36 - AU$38.76
Annual Data AU$0AU$53K
Bonus AU$205.11 - AU$4,024
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$32,922 - AU$53,180
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,243

Common Career Paths for Receptionist


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Pay by Experience Level for Receptionist

Pay by Experience for a Receptionist has a positive trend. An entry-level Receptionist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$41,000 based on 1,454 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A 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$46,000 based on 443 salaries. An experienced Receptionist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$48,000 based on 278 salaries. A 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$48,000 based on 162 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$42,197

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Receptionist Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Receptionist?

Receptionist in Perth:
"Low pay."
Pros: The people sometimes.
Cons: Pay. Treatment. Work load. Expectations.

Receptionist in Swan Hills:
Pros: Responsibility, customer interaction and service.
Cons: Corporate culture, the way disputes are ''resolved'' the way my employer and co workers talk down to me and others.

Receptionist in Mount Martha:
"Office Conditions."
Pros: The people I work with, the tasks I am required to do. I am interested in real estate.
Cons: Doing the cleaning. The pay rate.

Receptionist in Perth:
"Not satisfying."
Pros: My lunch break and the people. Was a good entry into the work force.
Cons: Most of it. The angry clients- due to other people and not being appreciated.

Receptionist in Canberra:
"Great, meet a lot of people."
Pros: Meeting new people, gaining new skills.
Cons: Overworked, under paid. Lazy coworkers.

Receptionist in Moorabbin:
"Job stats."
Pros: Meeting people.
Cons: The Management.

Receptionist in Melbourne:
Pros:
Cons: My manager is unfair and spreads rumours about me, she makes me uncomfortable and lies to her manager about my work ethic and things that are mentioned in meetings.

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Key Stats for Receptionist

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Receptionist Salaries

▲13%

▲13%

▲8%

National Average
AU$42,000

▼3%

Skills That Affect Receptionist Salaries





Administration
▼0%

Office Administration
▼0%

Data Entry
▼0%

Phone Support
▼0%

Filing
▼0%

Typing
▼0%

Sales
▼0%

National Average
AU$42,000

▼7%

▼7%

▼7%

▼7%

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 3%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: %
no benefits
None: 96%