Average Receptionist Hourly Pay in Canada

C$14.81
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
C$773
Bonus
C$1,500
Commission
C$1,085
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The average hourly pay for a Receptionist in Canada is C$14.81.
10%
C$11.85
10%
C$14.81
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C$19.31
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90%
MEDIAN C$14.81
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Hourly Rate
C$12 - C$19
Bonus
C$196 - C$2,757
Profit Sharing
C$109 - C$4,027
Commission
C$99 - C$4,027
Total Pay
C$25,193 - C$41,522

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Job Description for Receptionist

Popular Employer Salaries for Receptionist

The top respondents for the job title Receptionist are from the companies Re/Max Real Estate, Revera Inc. and Chatters. Reported salaries are highest at Revera Inc. where the average pay is C$14.24. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Re/Max Real Estate, earning around C$14.03. Chatters pays the lowest at around C$12.00. Hakim Optical also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying C$12.17.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Receptionist. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Receptionist
Administrative Assistant
Office Administrator
Office Manager
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

Receptionist Job Listings

Popular Skills for Receptionist

Skills in Office Administration, Data Entry and Administration are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Phone Support and Customer Service.

Pay by Experience Level for Receptionist

An entry-level Receptionist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$14.02 based on 182 salaries. An early career Receptionist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$14.36 based on 1,489 salaries. A mid-career Receptionist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$15.28 based on 560 salaries. An experienced Receptionist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$16.07 based on 505 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$16.
Employees with Receptionist in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 7.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Edmonton, Alberta (6.8% more) and Mississauga, Ontario (1.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Montréal, Québec (5.3% less), Toronto, Ontario (1.8% less) and Ottawa, Ontario (0.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 3,025 survey responses.
Entry Level
6.0%
Early Career
49.2%
Mid Career
18.5%
Experienced
16.7%
Late Career
9.6%