An Entry-Level Receptionist earns an average wage of AU$20.06 per hour.

AU$28,718 - AU$49,723
AU$29K
AU$39K
AU$50K
MEDIAN: AU$39,314
10%
50%
90%
AU$15.89 - AU$24.33
AU$16
AU$20
AU$24
MEDIAN: AU$19.79
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$50K
Salary AU$28,718 - AU$49,723
Bonus AU$5.92 - AU$3,997
Commission AU$105
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$31,374 - AU$50,546
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,333
Hourly Data AU$0AU$37
Hourly Rate AU$15.89 - AU$24.33
Hourly Tips AU$9.09
Overtime AU$20.57 - AU$37.34
Annual Data AU$0AU$50K
Bonus AU$5.92 - AU$3,997
Commission AU$105
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$31,374 - AU$50,546
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,860

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 Difference by Location

National Average: AU$40,551

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Key Stats for Receptionist

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 85 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
10%

Skills That Affect Receptionist Salaries

Microsoft Office
▲2%

Accounts Payable
▲1%



National Average
AU$41,000



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▼1%

▼2%

▼2%

▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 85 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 4%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 95%