The average wage for a Receptionist in Hamilton, Ontario is C$13.95 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

C$20,608 - C$43,631
C$21K
C$31K
C$44K
MEDIAN: C$30,517
10%
50%
90%
C$10.91 - C$20.00
C$11
C$15
C$20
MEDIAN: C$14.73
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$43K
Salary C$20,608 - C$43,631
Bonus C$1,100
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$22,687 - C$40,863
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 13
Hourly Data C$0C$19
Hourly Rate C$10.91 - C$20.00
Annual Data C$0C$40K
Bonus C$1,100
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$22,687 - C$40,863
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 29

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

Key Stats for Receptionist

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Receptionist Salaries

Mid-Career
▲4%

National Average
C$31,000

Experienced
▼5%

▼12%

Skills That Affect Receptionist Salaries

Typing
▲4%

Administration
▼0%

Accounts Payable
▼0%

Phone Support
▼0%

National Average
C$31,000

Microsoft Excel
▼2%

Customer Relations
▼3%

Customer Service
▼4%

Microsoft Word
▼7%

Data Entry
▼8%

Microsoft Office
▼10%

Office Administration
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 61%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
no benefits
None: 32%