A Receptionist in Melbourne, Victoria earns an average wage of AU$20.18 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

AU$31,484 - AU$51,540
AU$31K
AU$41K
AU$52K
MEDIAN: AU$41,049
10%
50%
90%
AU$16.47 - AU$25.23
AU$16
AU$20
AU$25
MEDIAN: AU$20.36
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$52K
Salary AU$31,484 - AU$51,540
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$4,932
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$33,594 - AU$52,352
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 23 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 249
Hourly Data AU$0AU$35
Hourly Rate AU$16.47 - AU$25.23
Hourly Tips AU$9.09
Overtime AU$19.57 - AU$35.23
Annual Data AU$0AU$52K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$4,932
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$33,594 - AU$52,352
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 23 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 310

Job Description for Receptionist

A receptionist is an employee who typically works at a larger company. He or she normally is the first person a visitor or customer may encounter at the site. Receptionists typically screen incoming phone calls, while taking and distributing messages to appropriate parties. They also greet visitors and inform company employees that persons have arrived for meetings or appointments.

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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.

Receptionist Job Listings

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 453 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 53 salaries. An experienced Receptionist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$49,000 based on 34 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$45,000 based on 17 salaries.

Key Stats for Receptionist

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Receptionist Salaries

▲17%

▲10%

▲8%

National Average
AU$42,000

▼3%

Skills That Affect Receptionist Salaries



Administration
▼0%


National Average
AU$42,000

Office Administration
▼1%

Data Entry
▼1%

Accounts Receivable
▼1%

Sales
▼1%

▼2%

▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 3%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 97%