Salaries are annual unless otherwise stated.
Salary and wage information for New Zealand professions is compiled regularly by analysis of New Zealand jobs advertised in major publications.
Job ads in New Zealand often do not mention remuneration. Salaries are generally negotiable, within limits.
Medical receptionists work in hospitals, medical centres, doctors’ surgeries and private clinics.
Starting salaries for medical receptionists are from $38,000 and can rise to between $45,000 and $55,000 depending on experience, qualifications and location.
Some positions may offer at or close to the minimum wage rate which is currently $18.90 per hour.
For comparison, the average hourly wage in New Zealand for the quarter ending 31 March 2020 was $33.20 according to Statistics New Zealand. This would give an annual average salary of around $65,600, working standard full-time hours (38 hours).
Medical Receptionist Salaries / Wages in 2020
|Position||Salary / Wage $||Location|
|Medical Receptionist||45,000 – 50,000||Auckland|
|Medical Receptionist for Physiotherapy Clinic||20 – 25 per hour||Auckland|
|Experienced Medical Receptionist||42,000 – 48,000||Auckland|
|Medical Receptionist||20 – 24 per hour||Auckland|
|Medical Receptionist (no experience needed)||19 per hour||Auckland|
|Temporary Medical Receptionist||23 per hour||Auckland|
|Medical Receptionist||40,000 – 45,000||Wellington|
|Junior Medical Receptionist||38,000 – 40,000||Wellington|
|Medical Receptionist||24 per hour||Wellington|
|Experienced Medical Receptionist / Administrator||40,000 – 60,000||Christchurch|
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