When you receive something, someone gives it to you, or it arrives after it has been sent to you. Get is used in a similar way. You use receive in formal writing and get in conversation and in less formal writing.
For example, in a business letter you might write ‘I received a letter from Mr Jones’, but in conversation and in less formal writing you would say or write ‘I got a letter from Mr Jones’.
The police received a call from the house at about 4.50 a.m.
I got a call from my father.
You can say that someone receives or gets a wage, salary, or pension.
His mother received no pension or compensation.
He was getting a very low salary.
You can also say that someone receives or gets help or advice.
She has received help from friends.
Get advice from your local health department.