The average wage for an Entry-Level Front Desk Clerk is $9.46 per hour.

$16,547 - $35,805
(Median)
$17K
$24K
$36K
MEDIAN: $23,593
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$7.82 - $12.81
(Median)
$7
$9
$13
MEDIAN: $9.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$12K$24K$36K
Salary
$16,547 - $35,805  
   
Bonus
$50.68 - $888  
Commission
$983  
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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$16,377 - $27,774  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 51
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$7.82 - $12.81  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.03 - $2.47  
Overtime
$11.26 - $18.35  
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
$50.68 - $888  
   
Commission
$983  
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).
)
$16,377 - $27,774  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 996
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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.

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Skills That Affect Front Desk Clerk Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 113 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 30%
dental benefits
Dental: 19%
medical benefits
Vision: 17%
dental benefits
None: 68%
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