A Front Desk Receptionist in Ottawa, Ontario earns an average wage of C$14.48 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

C$31,446 - C$40,000
C$34K
MEDIAN: C$34,392
50%
C$10.70 - C$19.12
C$11
C$13
C$19
MEDIAN: C$13.35
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$41K
Salary C$34,392
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$24,201 - C$41,043
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 9 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 7
Hourly Data C$0C$19
Hourly Rate C$10.70 - C$19.12
Annual Data C$0C$41K
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$24,201 - C$41,043
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 9 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

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

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Front Desk Receptionist Salaries

Experienced
▲4%

National Average
C$31,000

Entry-Level
▼13%

Skills That Affect Front Desk Receptionist Salaries

Data Entry
▲3%

Office Administration
▲2%

National Average
C$31,000

Customer Service
▼4%

Microsoft Excel
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 18%