The average wage for a Receptionist in Mississauga, Ontario is C$14.74 per hour. A skill in Accounts Payable is associated with high pay for this job. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

C$25,532 - C$40,380
C$26K
C$33K
C$40K
MEDIAN: C$32,984
10%
50%
90%
C$11.36 - C$19.13
C$11
C$14
C$19
MEDIAN: C$14.24
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$40K
Salary C$25,532 - C$40,380
Bonus C$506
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$24,204 - C$40,498
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 52
Hourly Data C$0C$19
Hourly Rate C$11.36 - C$19.13
Overtime C$14.24
Annual Data C$0C$40K
Bonus C$506
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$24,204 - C$40,498
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 70

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 28 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$35,000 based on 18 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 15 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$33,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Receptionist

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Receptionist Salaries

▲12%

▲7%

Late-Career
▲5%

National Average
C$31,000

▼3%

Skills That Affect Receptionist Salaries

Accounts Payable
▲23%




Accounts Receivable
▲8%


▲6%


▲5%

Microsoft Word
▲5%


Microsoft Office
▲3%

National Average
C$31,000

Typing
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
no benefits
None: 37%