A Front Desk Receptionist in Edmonton, Alberta earns an average wage of C$17.00 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field.

C$36,625 - C$53,466
C$41K
MEDIAN: C$41,234
50%
C$12.66 - C$20.18
C$13
C$16
C$20
MEDIAN: C$16.27
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$53K
Salary C$41,234
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$27,818 - C$52,994
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 6 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 8
Hourly Data C$0C$28
Hourly Rate C$12.66 - C$20.18
Hourly Tips C$1.25
Overtime C$28.88
Annual Data C$0C$52K
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$27,818 - C$52,994
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 6 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 15

Job Description for Front Desk Receptionist

Front desk receptionists perform a wide variety of front desk duties for an organization. They welcome and greet visitors or guests, ask if they have appointments and look at the schedule to confirm details of the visitors' appointments. They call the individuals that are expecting the visitors to let them know that they have arrived; if instructed, they direct the visitor to the appropriate location within the company. The front desk receptionist must follow all security procedures, as well as monitor the logbook of visitors and issue visitor badges if needed. They must maintain a clean reception area, as well as comply with their company’s procedures, rules and regulations at all times. Additionally, front desk receptionists must answer the phone at the front desk, routing calls and responding to questions.

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Front Desk 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.

Front Desk Receptionist Job Listings

Key Stats for Front Desk Receptionist

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Front Desk Receptionist Salaries

Entry-Level
▲9%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
C$39,000

Skills That Affect Front Desk Receptionist Salaries

Customer Relations
▲12%

Office Administration
▲11%

Microsoft Excel
▲10%

Data Entry
▲10%

Customer Service
▲8%

Microsoft Office
▲8%

National Average
C$39,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 18%