The average wage for a Receptionist in Kitchener, Ontario is C$13.75 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

C$22,994 - C$31,538
C$28K
MEDIAN: C$27,500
50%
C$11.93 - C$18.00
C$12
C$15
C$18
MEDIAN: C$14.59
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$36K
Salary C$27,500
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$23,218 - C$36,928
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 6
Hourly Data C$0C$17
Hourly Rate C$11.93 - C$18.00
Annual Data C$0C$36K
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$23,218 - C$36,928
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 19

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$29,000 based on 15 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$31,000 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Receptionist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$30,000 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$31,000 based on 7 salaries.

Key Stats for Receptionist

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
28%

Experience Affects Receptionist Salaries

Mid-Career
▲4%

Late-Career
▲4%

Experienced
▲1%

National Average
C$30,000

Entry-Level
▼3%

Skills That Affect Receptionist Salaries

Customer Relations
▲2%

Customer Service
▲1%

Accounts Payable
▲1%

Office Administration
▼0%

National Average
C$30,000

Administration
▼3%

Data Entry
▼4%

Microsoft Office
▼9%

Filing
▼12%

Phone Support
▼12%

Typing
▼14%

Microsoft Word
▼14%

Microsoft Excel
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 53%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
no benefits
None: 41%