The average rate for an Experienced Front Desk Receptionist is C$14.56 per hour.

C$24,327 - C$42,937
C$24K
C$35K
C$43K
MEDIAN: C$35,062
10%
50%
90%
C$12.39 - C$18.52
C$12
C$15
C$19
MEDIAN: C$15.09
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$42K
Salary C$24,327 - C$42,937
Bonus C$1,500
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$25,082 - C$41,110
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 43
Hourly Data C$0C$27
Hourly Rate C$12.39 - C$18.52
Overtime C$27.25
Annual Data C$0C$41K
Bonus C$1,500
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$25,082 - C$41,110
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 65

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$32,769

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

Key Stats for Front Desk Receptionist

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
10-19 years
84%
20 years or more
16%

Skills That Affect Front Desk Receptionist Salaries

Data Entry
▲4%

Microsoft Office
▲4%

Microsoft Excel
▲4%

Office Administration
▲2%

Phone Support
▲2%

Customer Relations
▼0%

National Average
C$33,000

Customer Service
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 37%
no benefits
None: 28%