A Receptionist / Telephone Operator earns an average wage of AU$19.99 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

AU$29,799 - AU$57,074
AU$30K
AU$42K
AU$57K
MEDIAN: AU$42,475
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50%
90%
AU$17.50 - AU$25.54
AU$18
AU$20
AU$26
MEDIAN: AU$19.99
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$57K
Salary AU$29,799 - AU$57,074
Bonus AU$2,550
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$34,986 - AU$54,481
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 28
Hourly Data AU$0AU$27
Hourly Rate AU$17.50 - AU$25.54
Overtime AU$27.50
Annual Data AU$0AU$54K
Bonus AU$2,550
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$34,986 - AU$54,481
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 49

Receptionist / Telephone Operator Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Receptionist / Telephone Operator

Pay by Experience for a Receptionist / Telephone Operator has a positive trend. An entry-level Receptionist / Telephone Operator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$41,000 based on 58 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Receptionist / Telephone Operator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$42,000 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Receptionist / Telephone Operator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$46,000 based on 10 salaries. A Receptionist / Telephone Operator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$51,000 based on 5 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$41,898

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Receptionist / Telephone Operator Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Receptionist / Telephone Operator?

Receptionist / Telephone Operator in Melbourne:
"Im not sure what title I am."
Pros: The Hours. Completion of jobs. Desk work. Organising all paper work.
Cons: I'm not sure what title I am: Receptionist. Estimator. Invoicing. Running Earns. Labour. Purchase Orders. Are some of the things I do.. Fixing problems handed to me. Contacting multiple business to insure everyone is on the same page.

Receptionist / Telephone Operator in Melbourne:
"Its a people person occupation and can be challenging to ful."
Pros: Resolving any situation as it is presented and seeing both the customer and the Employer happy with my 110% effort!
Cons: Big Dramas caused by my boss and working with figures is critical we have an eye for detail and are avoiding any errors in bookeeping and journals. Can be very hectic on days and cannot get through all my tasks as I wish for the day.

Receptionist / Telephone Operator in Sydney:
"Love my job but feel under appreciated."
Pros: Helping clients achieve satisfaction with their requests & applications, assisting advisers with administration requirements.
Cons: My wage.

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Key Stats for Receptionist / Telephone Operator

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %
Less than 1 year
21%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Receptionist / Telephone Operator Salaries

▲22%

▲10%

▼0%

National Average
AU$42,000

▼2%

Skills That Affect Receptionist / Telephone Operator Salaries


National Average
AU$42,000


Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
21%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 2%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 98%