The average pay for an Entry-Level Receptionist in Ottawa, Ontario is C$14.42 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Microsoft Excel, Typing, and Office Administration.

C$24,000 - C$36,547
C$24K
C$31K
C$37K
MEDIAN: C$31,131
10%
50%
90%
C$12.19 - C$17.83
C$12
C$14
C$18
MEDIAN: C$14.50
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$36K
Salary C$24,000 - C$36,547
Bonus C$1,050
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$25,263 - C$36,905
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 19
Hourly Data C$0C$19
Hourly Rate C$12.19 - C$17.83
Overtime C$19.50
Annual Data C$0C$36K
Bonus C$1,050
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$25,263 - C$36,905
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 55

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

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
76%
5-9 years
16%

Skills That Affect Receptionist Salaries

Microsoft Excel
▲16%

Office Administration
▲14%

Typing
▲14%

Administration
▲9%

Customer Relations
▲9%

Customer Service
▲5%

Accounts Payable
▲2%

Data Entry
▼0%

National Average
C$30,000

Phone Support
▼1%

Filing
▼5%

Accounts Receivable
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 33%
dental benefits
Dental: 37%
vision benefits
Vision: 18%
no benefits
None: 61%