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Average Front Desk Clerk Hourly Pay

$10.47
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$294
Bonus
$700
Commission
$300
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for a Front Desk Clerk is $10.47.
10%
$8.21
MEDIAN
$10.47
90%
$15.22
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Hourly Rate
$8 - $15
Bonus
$12 - $1,531
Profit Sharing
$200 - $1,200
Commission
$161 - $8,443
Total Pay
$17,193 - $32,771
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What Do Front Desk Clerks Do?

Job Satisfaction for Front Desk Clerk

3.7 out of 5
(289)
Highly Satisfied
43Reviews
The top respondents for the job title Front Desk Clerk are from the companies Best Western International, Inc., Days Inn and Hampton Inn. Reported salaries are highest at Marriott International, Inc. where the average pay is $10.99. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Quality Inn & Suites and Holiday Inn Express, earning around $9.50 and $9.24, respectively. Days Inn pays the lowest at around $8.58. Super 8 Motels Worldwide, Inc. and Hampton Inn also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $8.86 and $8.94, respectively.

Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Front Desk Clerks?

Skills in Data Entry are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Cash Handling, Typing, Customer Relations and Customer Service.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Front Desk Clerks?

An entry-level Front Desk Clerk with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $10.00 based on 198 salaries. An early career Front Desk Clerk with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $10.26 based on 850 salaries. A mid-career Front Desk Clerk with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.07 based on 248 salaries. An experienced Front Desk Clerk with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.75 based on 200 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $12.
Employees with Front Desk Clerk in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 52.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (41.0% more) and Los Angeles, California (33.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (4.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,588 survey responses.
Entry Level
12.5%
Early Career
53.5%
Mid Career
15.6%
Experienced
12.6%
Late Career
5.8%