Average Receptionist Hourly Pay in Australia

AU$21.36
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AU$1,004
Bonus
AU$450
Commission
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The average hourly pay for a Receptionist in Australia is AU$21.36.
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A$17.50
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A$21.36
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A$26.05
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Hourly Rate
AU$18 - AU$26
Bonus
AU$203 - AU$4,084
Commission
AU$98 - AU$1,221
Total Pay
AU$35,179 - AU$54,876
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What Do Receptionists Do?

Popular Employer Salaries for Receptionist

The top respondents for the job title Receptionist are from the companies Ray White, Harcourts and Raine and Horne. Reported salaries are highest at Ray White where the average pay is AU$20.29. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Harcourts, earning around AU$20.00. Century 21 pays the lowest at around AU$15.17. AHG also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying AU$17.71.

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What Are Popular Skills for Receptionists?

Skills in Customer Service, Office Administration and Phone Support are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Administration and Data Entry.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Receptionists?

An entry-level Receptionist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$20.00 based on 408 salaries. An early career Receptionist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$20.83 based on 2,050 salaries. A mid-career Receptionist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$22.98 based on 626 salaries. An experienced Receptionist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$23.52 based on 407 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$24.
Employees with Receptionist in their job title in Adelaide, South Australia earn an average of 3.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Perth, Western Australia (2.1% more) and Melbourne, Victoria (1.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Brisbane, Queensland (2.3% less), Sydney, New South Wales (0.8% less) and Gold Coast, Queensland (0.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 3,762 survey responses.
Entry Level
10.8%
Early Career
54.5%
Mid Career
16.6%
Experienced
10.8%
Late Career
7.2%

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