Entry-Level Front Desk Clerk Salary (United States)

The average wage for an Entry-Level Front Desk Clerk is $9.21 per hour.
Entry-Level Front Desk Clerk Total Pay (?
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$14,650 - $37,214
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $24,662
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Entry-Level Front Desk Clerk Total Pay (?
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$7.61 - $12.36
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MEDIAN: $9.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$13K$26K$39K
Salary
$14,650 - $37,214  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $499.49  
Commission
$810 - $2,400  
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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$15,878 - $28,218  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,332
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$7.61 - $12.36  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.05 - $2.46  
Overtime
$5.11 - $18.68  
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 - $499.49  
   
Commission
$810 - $2,400  
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).
)
$15,878 - $28,218  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,332
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Washington
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Chicago
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New York
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$20,000
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Front Desk Clerk Salaries

Cash Handling
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Data Entry
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Typing
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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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Microsoft Office
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Gender

Female
70%
female alumni
 
Male
30%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 35% dental benefits Dental: 27%
vision benefits Vision: 19% employee benefits None: 63%
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