Front Desk Clerk Salary in the United States

How much does a Front Desk Clerk make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Front Desk Clerk in the United States is $13 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $11 and $16. Hourly rate can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Job Description

Front Desk Clerk interacts with the customer to ensure that the check-in and check-out is carried out efficiently. Answers questions about the facility's policies and services. Being a Front Desk Clerk makes advance reservations and handles special requests. Issues invoices and collects room fees. Additionally, Front Desk Clerk performs administrative duties such as answering phones, cleaning work space, and assisting managers and supervisors as needed. May require a high school diploma or its equivalent. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Front Desk Clerk possesses a moderate understanding of general aspects of the job. Works under the close direction of senior personnel in the functional area. May require 0-1 year of general work experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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  1. This Job:

    Front Desk Clerk

    0 - 1 years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

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    Room Reservations Manager

    3 - 5 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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