A Front Desk Clerk earns an average wage of C$12.46 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

C$24,490 - C$52,500
C$24K
C$32K
C$52K
MEDIAN: C$32,000
10%
50%
90%
C$10.67 - C$17.29
C$11
C$13
C$17
MEDIAN: C$12.99
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$52K
Salary C$24,490 - C$52,500
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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C$22,310 - C$37,036
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 14
Hourly Data C$0C$48
Hourly Rate C$10.67 - C$17.29
Hourly Tips C$0.50
Overtime C$12.37 - C$48.48
Annual Data C$0C$37K
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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C$22,310 - C$37,036
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 162

Job Description for Front Desk Clerk

Many different companies require front desk clerks: Doctors' offices, hotels, retail stores and industrial offices all usually employ front desk clerks. Since front desk clerks are usually the first person with whom a customer or client interacts, they must have a great personality, be very friendly and have great written and verbal communication skills. Front desk clerks must be able to multitask and they definitely must have excellent phone skills. For example, front desk clerks at a hotel may check customers out while answering inbound calls or filing paperwork. Hotel front desk clerks may be also required to make, change or cancel appointments for guests while front desk clerks in a corporate office may do the same for the company's executives. Front desk clerks also often take phone messages and ensure those messages reach the intended recipients. They may also be in charge of handling money, processing payments or issuing refunds.

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Front Desk Clerk 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.

Common Career Paths for Front Desk Clerk


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Front Desk Clerk Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Front Desk Clerk?

Front Desk Clerk in Toronto:
"It is interactive but very repetetive."
Pros: Working with my colleagues, speaking with guests.
Cons: Very repetetive, not challenging.

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Key Stats for Front Desk Clerk

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Front Desk Clerk Salaries

Experienced
▲28%

Mid-Career
▲4%

National Average
C$28,000

▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 45%
dental benefits
Dental: 44%
vision benefits
Vision: 32%
no benefits
None: 50%