The average hourly pay for a Customer Service Specialist with Oral / Verbal Communication skills is $16.24.
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Job Description for Customer Service Specialist
Customer service specialists first and foremost must ensure that customers' needs are met. They are often the first (and last) person a customer interacts with, and the customer might not have much time to get what they need from the company. The specialist must be able to think quickly on their feet and communicate effectively with customers. Customer service specialists are generally the liaisons between customers and companies, so they must have good knowledge of and relationships within thei…Read more
Customer Service Specialist Tasks
- Update customer files and databases.
- Consult with customers by telephone or in person to provide information, take orders, answer questions and handle complaints.
- Investigate and follow up on customer problems.
- Document outcomes and steps taken.
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Popular Skills for Customer Service Specialist
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills that pay less than market rate include Phone Support, Call Center Operations, Data Entry, Customer Relations and Customer Service.
Pay by Experience Level for Customer Service Specialist
An early career Customer Service Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.26 based on 11 salaries. A mid-career Customer Service Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.49 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Customer Service Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.56 based on 12 salaries.
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