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Receptionist

A great career for those who are well-organised and good communicators.

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The most common annual salary in AUS for a Receptionist is between $45k and $55k
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How do Receptionists rate their role?

Latest reviews from 27 Receptionists surveyed on SEEK

Work-life balance
4.1
Job satisfaction
4.1
Career progression opportunities
3.3
Job security
4.0
Pay / Salary
3.7
Variety of work
3.8

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Aug 2019
Being a real estate receptionist is an awesome way to learn the ins and outs of realty
Reviewer's Qualification
Completed High School (Year 12)
Experience
1 – 4 years
Organisation size
Small (1-19 employees)
Specialisation
Real estate
The good things
Always in a friendly environment, interacting with customers and never really sitting still for too long
The challenges
It’s not easy but if you stay on top of your work it’s easy to manage
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May 2021
Working as a receptionist has developed my interpersonal skills immensely
Reviewer's Qualification
Victorian Certificate of Education
Experience
Less than a year
Organisation size
Small (1-19 employees)
Specialisation
Administration
The good things
Being a receptionist allows for the development of rapport skills which can be applied to a range of situations in daily life
The challenges
Having an influx of tasks all at once, having good prioritisation skills is helpful
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What are the job opportunities for Receptionists?

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Projected job growthAlert

National increase over next 5 years *
4.1%
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