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Entry-Level Front Desk Clerk Salary (United States)

The average wage for an Entry-Level Front Desk Clerk is $9.28 per hour.
Entry-Level Front Desk Clerk Salary (?
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$14,605 - $36,192
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $24,871
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Entry-Level Front Desk Clerk Salary (?
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$7.62 - $12.45
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National Salary Data

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$0$13K$26K$39K
Salary
$14,605 - $36,192  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $491.17  
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).
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$15,910 - $28,171  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 81
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$7.62 - $12.45  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.04 - $2.45  
Overtime
$3.07 - $18.48  
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.
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$0.00 - $491.17  
   
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).
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$15,910 - $28,171  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,198
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Pay Difference By Location

Washington
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San Francisco
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Las Vegas
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Chicago
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New York
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San Diego
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National Average
$20,000
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Front Desk Clerk Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
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.
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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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National Average
$20,000
Typing
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Customer Service
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Customer Relations
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Microsoft Office
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Sales
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
71%
female alumni
 
Male
29%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 35% dental benefits Dental: 26%
vision benefits Vision: 19% employee benefits None: 63%