AU$21.71
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

AU$1,890

Commission

AU$4,870

A Telemarketer earns an average wage of AU$21.81 per hour. A skill in Telemarketing is associated with high pay for this job. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

AU$33,425 - AU$58,466
AU$33K
AU$39K
AU$58K
MEDIAN: AU$39,326
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50%
90%
AU$17.84 - AU$26.17
AU$18
AU$22
AU$26
MEDIAN: AU$21.71
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$58K
Salary AU$33,425 - AU$58,466
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$19,574
Commission AU$51.06 - AU$11,745
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$36,407 - AU$56,456
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 21
Hourly Data AU$0AU$26
Hourly Rate AU$17.84 - AU$26.17
Hourly Tips AU$0.29
Overtime AU$26.75
Annual Data AU$0AU$56K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$19,574
Commission AU$51.06 - AU$11,745
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$36,407 - AU$56,456
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 96

Job Description for Telemarketer

A telemarketer's responsibilities vary slightly by field, but they are generally responsible for calling potential customers over the telephone using automatic dialing systems and/or other phone systems. They are responsible for persuading potential customers to buy services or products by following a prepared sales pitch with product information and price quotes. Once a sale has been made, the telemarketer is responsible for recording names, addresses, and other pertinent information. Telemarketers are also responsible for following up on previous calls, as the first call may not lead to sales. In all tasks, they are required to follow all organizational guidelines and policies.

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Telemarketer Tasks

  • Deliver prepared sales talks, reading from scripts that describe products or services, in order to persuade potential customers to purchase a product or service or to make a donation.
  • Obtain customer information such as name, address, and payment method, and enter orders into computer.
  • Explain products or services and prices, and answer questions from customers.

Telemarketer Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Telemarketer

Pay by Experience for a Telemarketer has a positive trend. An entry-level Telemarketer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$43,000 based on 39 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Telemarketer 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 17 salaries. An experienced Telemarketer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$48,000 based on 11 salaries. A Telemarketer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$48,000 based on 10 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

15%

14%

3%

-3%

National Average: AU$44,854

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

Telemarketer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Telemarketer?

Telemarketer in Brisbane:
"Horrible."
Pros: Going home at the end of the day.
Cons: Pushing people to spend money they cannot afford.

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Key Stats for Telemarketer

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Telemarketer Salaries

▲8%

▲7%

▲7%

National Average
AU$45,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Telemarketer Salaries

▲15%

▼0%

National Average
AU$45,000


Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 2%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 97%