A Receptionist in Adelaide, South Australia earns an average wage of AU$20.67 per hour. A skill in Sales is associated with high pay for this job. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

AU$28,578 - AU$51,690
AU$29K
AU$40K
AU$52K
MEDIAN: AU$39,764
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50%
90%
AU$16.96 - AU$24.67
AU$17
AU$21
AU$25
MEDIAN: AU$20.83
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$51K
Salary AU$28,578 - AU$51,690
Bonus AU$1,000
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$33,434 - AU$51,680
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 15 Feb 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 62
Hourly Data AU$0AU$34
Hourly Rate AU$16.96 - AU$24.67
Overtime AU$32.74
Annual Data AU$0AU$51K
Bonus AU$1,000
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$33,434 - AU$51,680
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 15 Feb 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 105

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$43,000 based on 49 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$48,000 based on 18 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 8 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$46,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Receptionist

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Receptionist Salaries

▲13%

▲12%

▲8%

▲1%

National Average
AU$42,000

Skills That Affect Receptionist Salaries

▲9%





▲4%

▲3%


▼0%

National Average
AU$42,000

Office Administration
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 4%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 94%