The average salary for a Receptionist in South Africa is R87,699.
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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. A receptionist must have a variety of useful skills. One of the first is an ability to multitask efficiently, with…Read more
The top respondents for the job title Receptionist are from the companies Netcare, Protea Hotels and EOH. Reported salaries are highest at Netcare where the average pay is R106,412. Protea Hotels pays the lowest at around R54,000.
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Popular Skills for Receptionist
Skills in Customer Service, Office Administration, Administration and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Filing.
Pay by Experience Level for Receptionist
An entry-level Receptionist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R71,991 based on 208 salaries. An early career Receptionist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R80,359 based on 2,018 salaries. A mid-career Receptionist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R96,607 based on 750 salaries. An experienced Receptionist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R127,005 based on 361 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R130,291.
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