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Entry-Level Front Desk Clerk Salary

The average wage for an Entry-Level Front Desk Clerk is $9.25 per hour.

$14,696 - $35,135
(Median)
$15K
$24K
$35K
MEDIAN: $24,489
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$7.63 - $12.30
(Median)
$7
$9
$12
MEDIAN: $9.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$12K$24K$36K
Salary
$14,696 - $35,135  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $489.04  
Commission
$733 - $2,751  
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).
)
$15,918 - $27,606  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 82
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$6$12$18
Hourly Rate
$7.63 - $12.30  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.03 - $2.20  
Overtime
$2.06 - $17.92  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$12K$24K$36K
Bonus
$0.00 - $489.04  
   
Commission
$733 - $2,751  
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).
)
$15,918 - $27,606  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,206

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Front Desk Clerk Salaries

Data Entry
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Cash Handling
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Typing
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Microsoft Office
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National Average
$20,000

Customer Service
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Customer Relations
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Sales
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 212 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 33% dental benefits Dental: 24%
vision benefits Vision: 18% employee benefits None: 65%
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