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Hotel Desk Clerks

Overview

Hotel desk clerks work the front desk and perform a variety of services, such as registering guests, assigning rooms, and providing general information. For many guests, the front desk worker gives them their first impression of the hotel. There are approximately 243,210 desk clerks employed at lodging properties, large and small, in the United States. Desk clerks are also known as front office workers.

Salary Range

Below $25,000 to $50,000

Minimum Education Level

High School Diploma

Certification/License

Recommended

Outlook

Faster than the Average
Personality Traits

Conventional

Helpful

Outgoing

Career Ladder
Hotel Manager

Hotel Assistant Manger

Front Office Manager

Front Desk Supervisor

Hotel Desk Clerk