Entry-Level Front Desk Clerk Salary

The average wage for an Entry-Level Front Desk Clerk is $9.48 per hour.

$15,908 - $35,796
$16K
$23K
$36K
MEDIAN: $23,270
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$7.84 - $12.87
$7
$9
$13
MEDIAN: $9.61
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$12K$24K$36K
Salary
$15,908 - $35,796  
   
Bonus
$25.00 - $814  
Commission
$900  
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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$16,412 - $28,104  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 57
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$7.84 - $12.87  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.04 - $3.17  
Overtime
$11.71 - $19.35  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$25.00 - $814  
   
Commission
$900  
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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$16,412 - $28,104  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 963

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National Average: $20,321

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Front Desk Clerk Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Front Desk Clerk in Milford:
Be sure to be not afraid of being in the presence of jail inmates, and people surrendering to warrants. High traffic area of people constantly coming in with applications for pistol permits and other issues. Job requires being in the element of danger. And multi-tasking, dealing with the public while answering the the phone, constant computer work and dealing with difficult people at times.

Front Desk Clerk in Columbus:
"Challenging."
Stress is sky high, guests complain and complain, but the one nice guest that you get once in a while makes your day.

Front Desk Clerk in Hendersonville:
"Be Sure That Its The Job For You."
Learn to have a hard outer shell. Smile and remember this day shall pass. Take the day one minute at a time and realize that people expect more of than you can deliver.

Front Desk Clerk in Madison:
"Look For A Job That You Can Advance In."
Is this a job you want to stick with forever? Or is this a job you want to be a stepping stone? Keep searching. Keep looking. Keep learning more and finding places to learn. Make sure you have a leader who will encourage you to learn more and advance you.

Key Stats for Front Desk Clerk

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 126 votes.
Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
9%
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Skills That Affect Front Desk Clerk Salaries

National Average
$20,000

Microsoft Office
▼1%

▼2%



▼3%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▼3%

Cash Handling
▼3%

▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 126 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 30%
dental benefits
Dental: 20%
vision benefits
Vision: 18%
no benefits
None: 68%
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