The average pay for a Front Desk Clerk is $9.44 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Front Desk Clerk Total Pay (?
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$15,152 - $39,015
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MEDIAN: $26,394
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Front Desk Clerk Total Pay (?
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$7.61 - $13.30
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MEDIAN: $9.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$15,152 - $39,015  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $800  
Profit Sharing
$491.32 - $1,028  
Commission
$-0.50 - $3,354  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$15,877 - $30,000  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,960
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$7.61 - $13.30  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.05 - $2.42  
Overtime
$7.29 - $20.26  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$0.00 - $800  
   
Commission
$-0.50 - $3,354  
Profit Sharing
$491.32 - $1,028  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$15,877 - $30,000  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,960
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Job Description for Front Desk Clerk
Many different companies require front desk clerks: Doctors' offices, hotels, retail stores and industrial offices all usually employ front desk clerks. Since front desk clerks are usually the first person with whom a customer or client interacts, they must have a great personality, be very friendly and have great written and verbal communication skills. Front desk clerks must be able to multitask and they definitely must have excellent phone skills. For example, front desk clerks at a hotel may check customers out while answering inbound calls or filing paperwork. Hotel front desk clerks may be also required to make, change or cancel appointments for guests while front desk clerks in a corporate office may do the same for the company's executives. Front desk clerks also often take phone messages and ensure those messages reach the intended recipients. They may also be in charge of handling money, processing payments or issuing refunds.
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Front Desk Clerk Tasks
  • Perform administrative support tasks; proofreading, typing, operating calculators, facsimile machine and computers.
  • Operate telephone switchboard to answer, screen, route calls and relays messages.
  • Greet and answer inquiries for general public, customers and visitors; announce and log visitors.
  • Process outgoing mail and receive deliveries.
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Pay Difference By Location
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$20,000
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Front Desk Clerk Reviews

What is it like working as a Front Desk Clerk?
Front Desk Clerk in Naperville:
"Over Worked And Under Payed."
Pros: Meeting new people daily.
Cons: I run the front desk, breakfast and all the sheets. I am the only person on my shift. Also I have to remove the snow and mop and vacuum.
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Experience Affects Front Desk Clerk Salaries

National Average
$20,000

Skills That Affect Front Desk Clerk Salaries

Data Entry
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National Average
$20,000
Customer Relations
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Microsoft Office
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 286 votes.
Gender
Female
71%
female alumni
 
Male
29%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 38% dental benefits Dental: 30%
vision benefits Vision: 21% employee benefits None: 59%
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