The average rate for a Receptionist/Telephone Operator is C$13.50 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

C$21,381 - C$44,385
C$21K
C$36K
C$44K
MEDIAN: C$36,023
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50%
90%
C$10.90 - C$20.62
C$11
C$15
C$21
MEDIAN: C$14.81
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$44K
Salary C$21,381 - C$44,385
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$22,147 - C$42,790
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 11
Hourly Data C$0C$20
Hourly Rate C$10.90 - C$20.62
Overtime C$20.00
Annual Data C$0C$42K
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$22,147 - C$42,790
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 21

Job Description for Receptionist/Telephone Operator

A receptionist/telephone operator typically works at a company's headquarters or central location, helping facilitate - and act as a gateway for - communications coming into and leaving their offices . Additionally, this person is typically one of the first “faces” that outsiders encounter. Thus, it is important for this worker to be personable and friendly and make a favorable initial impression on outside visitors.

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Receptionist/Telephone Operator Tasks

  • Answer calls originating from external and internal sources.
  • Handle all incoming urgent matters or emergencies for staff.
  • Write messages using proper grammar and spelling.
  • Verify names and telephone numbers.
  • Direct caller to appropriate extension.

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Key Stats for Receptionist/Telephone Operator

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Receptionist/Telephone Operator Salaries

Experienced
▲7%

National Average
C$32,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

Entry-Level
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 20%