The average rate for a Receptionist in Toronto, Ontario is C$14.38 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. A skill in Accounts Payable is associated with high pay for this job.

C$25,751 - C$41,544
C$26K
C$34K
C$42K
MEDIAN: C$34,250
10%
50%
90%
C$11.63 - C$18.07
C$12
C$14
C$18
MEDIAN: C$14.19
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$41K
Salary C$25,751 - C$41,544
Bonus C$100 - C$4,000
Commission 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$24,535 - C$40,769
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 204
Hourly Data C$0C$24
Hourly Rate C$11.63 - C$18.07
Overtime C$12.36 - C$24.88
Annual Data C$0C$40K
Bonus C$100 - C$4,000
Commission 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$24,535 - C$40,769
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 222

Job Description for Receptionist

A receptionist is an employee who typically works at a larger company. He or she normally is the first person a visitor or customer may encounter at the site. Receptionists typically screen incoming phone calls, while taking and distributing messages to appropriate parties. They also greet visitors and inform company employees that persons have arrived for meetings or appointments.

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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.

Receptionist Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Receptionist

Pay by Experience for a Receptionist has a positive trend. An entry-level Receptionist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$30,000 based on 123 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Receptionist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$34,000 based on 41 salaries. An experienced Receptionist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$34,000 based on 33 salaries. A Receptionist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$36,000 based on 12 salaries.

Key Stats for Receptionist

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 48 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Receptionist Salaries

▲15%

▲10%

▲8%

National Average
C$31,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Receptionist Salaries



▲2%



National Average
C$31,000

Administration
▼1%

Microsoft Office
▼1%

Customer Relations
▼1%

Filing
▼1%



▼6%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 48 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 56%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 41%
no benefits
None: 41%