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Average Receptionist Hourly Pay in Canada

C$15.12
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
C$586
Bonus
C$1,221
Commission
C$1,028
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for a Receptionist in Canada is C$15.12.
10%
CA$12.28
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CA$15.12
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CA$19.48
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Hourly Rate
C$12 - C$19
Bonus
C$129 - C$2,484
Profit Sharing
C$97 - C$2,782
Commission
C$201 - C$4,122
Total Pay
C$26,173 - C$41,929
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What Do Receptionists Do?

Job Satisfaction for Receptionist

3.7 out of 5
(441)
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365Reviews

Popular Employer Salaries for Receptionist

The top respondents for the job title Receptionist are from the companies Re/Max Real Estate, Revera Inc. and Royal LePage Realty. Reported salaries are highest at Revera Inc. where the average pay is C$14.34. 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

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What Are Popular Skills for Receptionists?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Receptionists?

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$14.46 based on 155 salaries. An early career Receptionist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$14.78 based on 1,249 salaries. A mid-career Receptionist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$15.55 based on 465 salaries. An experienced Receptionist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$16.33 based on 438 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$17.
Employees with Receptionist in their job title in Edmonton, Alberta earn an average of 5.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Calgary, Alberta (5.6% more) and Vancouver, British Columbia (3.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Winnipeg, Manitoba (8.5% less), Toronto, Ontario (0.9% less) and Mississauga, Ontario (0.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,535 survey responses.
Entry Level
6.1%
Early Career
49.3%
Mid Career
18.3%
Experienced
17.3%
Late Career
9.0%