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Reservationist Salary

Reservationists in the United States are largely female. The average salary of the entire group is approximately $12.04 per hour. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and just under one-half lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by approximately one-half and dental coverage is claimed by just over two-fifths. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$17,383 - $38,310
(Median)
$17K
$29K
$38K
MEDIAN: $28,854
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$9.28 - $15.35
(Median)
$9
$12
$15
MEDIAN: $12.00
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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$13K$26K$39K
Salary
$17,383 - $38,310  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,980  
Commission
$305.21 - $9,826  
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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$20,197 - $34,548  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 18
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$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.28 - $15.35  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $25.33  
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$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,980  
   
Commission
$305.21 - $9,826  
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).
)
$20,197 - $34,548  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 131

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Job Description for Reservationist

A reservationist, sometimes referred to as a reservation agent, is the person who is responsible for handling various types of reservations within their industry. This person can work for hotels, airlines, resorts, travel companies, or booking services. Ultimately, a reservationist can work in any industry which requires handling reservations.

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Reservationist Tasks

  • Maintain good relations with all guests and implement procedures for giving special attention to VIPs.
  • Enter guest reservations into the computer system while assigning reservations to the appropriate rates.
  • Process accurate records for coding and tracking reservations and advanced deposits.
  • Answer telephones and enter guest reservations into the computer system.
  • Change and cancel reservations as guest requests.

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Reservationists who responded to the survey report just a handful of professional skills. Customer Relationship Management and Phone Support are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 20 percent and 11 percent, respectively.

Reservationist Advice

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

Reservationist in Tampa:
"It's All In The Details."
Being a reservationist at a private golf club with cottages - means working diligently to get all the details and making sure all departments are aware before the members and their guests arrive. Schedules, schedules, schedules. And always back it up with paperwork between you and the member or assistant.

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Experience Affects Reservationist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 8%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$26,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 2%

Skills That Affect Reservationist Salaries

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 20%

Phone Support
up arrow 11%

National Average
$26,000

Customer Service
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 49% dental benefits Dental: 45%
vision benefits Vision: 31% employee benefits None: 46%
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