An Entry-Level Front Desk Receptionist earns an average wage of C$13.28 per hour. A skill in Microsoft Excel is associated with high pay for this job.

C$23,749 - C$42,480
C$24K
C$33K
C$42K
MEDIAN: C$32,510
10%
50%
90%
C$11.01 - C$17.83
C$11
C$13
C$18
MEDIAN: C$13.26
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$42K
Salary C$23,749 - C$42,480
Bonus C$989
Commission C$5,500
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$22,999 - C$39,338
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 10 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 67
Hourly Data C$0C$29
Hourly Rate C$11.01 - C$17.83
Hourly Tips C$0.10
Overtime C$11.74 - C$29.80
Annual Data C$0C$39K
Bonus C$989
Commission C$5,500
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$22,999 - C$39,338
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 10 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 261

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$28,635

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

Key Stats for Front Desk Receptionist

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 38 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
73%
5-9 years
13%

Skills That Affect Front Desk Receptionist Salaries




Phone Support
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Customer Relations
▼0%

Data Entry
▼0%

National Average
C$29,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 44%
dental benefits
Dental: 39%
vision benefits
Vision: 25%
no benefits
None: 52%