AU$20.71
Avg. Hourly Rate
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A Receptionist with Administration skills in Melbourne, Victoria earns an average wage of AU$20.41 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

AU$28,582 - AU$50,888
AU$29K
AU$41K
AU$51K
MEDIAN: AU$40,731
10%
50%
90%
AU$16.44 - AU$25.66
AU$16
AU$21
AU$26
MEDIAN: AU$20.71
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$52K
Salary AU$28,582 - AU$50,888
Bonus AU$925
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$33,133 - AU$52,683
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 15 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 105
Hourly Data AU$0AU$32
Hourly Rate AU$16.44 - AU$25.66
Overtime AU$24.72
Annual Data AU$0AU$52K
Bonus AU$925
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$33,133 - AU$52,683
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 15 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 138

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.

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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 198 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$43,000 based on 68 salaries. An experienced Receptionist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$45,000 based on 54 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 20 salaries.

Key Stats for Receptionist

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Receptionist Salaries

▲7%

▲6%

▲2%

National Average
AU$42,000

▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 4%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 96%