Hotel Front Desk Clerks Salary Canada

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Average Hotel Front Desk Clerk’s Salary in Canada

The table below details the hourly wages for Hotel Front Desk Clerks.

The Canadian national occupation classification code (NOC) for this role is 6525.

Job titles and exact duties vary in this occupation and examples of some job titles are: front desk hotel clerk, hotel receptionist, room clerk and guest service agent.

According to the latest figures, the highest hourly average (median) wages are earned in Edmonton, Alberta at $15.50 per hour and the lowest average (median) wages are earned in Prince Edward Islandk at $11.78 per hour.

A typical full-time annual salary for this occupation is in the region of $23,000 – $35,000.

Government data indicates that the labour market for this profession will be balanced for the near future, after a recent surplus of workers. More than 50% of job vacanciess will come from retirements. Jobs in this occupation may pay at the minimum wage rates.

Average Hourly (Median) Wages for Hotel Front Desk Clerks in Canada

LocationLow Wage
$ per hr
Average Wage
$ per hr
High Wage
$ per hr
Calgary – Alberta*13.0014.8519.802017
Edmonton – Alberta*14.0015.5018.002017
Vancouver / Lower Mainland Southwest – British Columbia13.0015.0025.00 2016
Winnipeg – Manitoba 11.15 12.5015.62 2016
Fredericton / Oromocto – New Brunswick(1) 11.5014.5019.852016
Halifax – Nova Scotia10.9012.8217.252016
Toronto – Ontario11.6014.0021.002016
Hamilton / Niagara Peninsula – Ontario11.6012.7520.002016
Ottawa – Ontario11.6012.7520.002016
Windsor / Sarnia – Ontario11.6012.7520.002016
Prince Edward Island 11.2511.7812.702015
Montreal – Quebec11.2515.0020.532016
Saskatoon / Biggar – Saskatchewan12.0013.0016.752016


Examples of duties include the following:
›› Registering arriving guests and assigning them rooms
›› Dealing with enquiries in person, on the telephone or via e-mail
›› Preparing bills and taking payments from guests
Comparison with employment group

The 2018 full-time average hourly wage rate for customer and personal services occupations, which includes hotel front desk clerks, is $19.07. The 2018 corresponding median weekly wage rate is $666, giving an approximate full-time annual salary for this employment group of $35,000.

Number in employment

There are almost 25,000 hotel front desk clerks working in Canada.

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