Reservationist Salary

Most Reservationists in the United States are women. The median pay for people in this role is approximately $12.12 per hour. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — just over two-fifths lack coverage. On the flip side, half have medical insurance and more than two-fifths receive dental plans. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$17,500 - $40,000
(Median)
$18K
$29K
$40K
MEDIAN: $29,049
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50%
90%

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$9.30 - $15.41
(Median)
$9
$12
$15
MEDIAN: $12.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$17,500 - $40,000  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,959  
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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$20,250 - $35,161  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 19
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.30 - $15.41  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $24.40  
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 - $2,959  
   
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).
)
$20,250 - $35,161  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 133

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Job Description for Reservationist

  • 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 19 percent and 10 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 6%

National Average
$26,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Skills That Affect Reservationist Salaries

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 19%

Phone Support
up arrow 10%

National Average
$26,000

Customer Service
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 50% dental benefits Dental: 45%
vision benefits Vision: 31% employee benefits None: 45%