Front Desk Agent Salary in the United States

How much does a Front Desk Agent make in the United States? The average Front Desk Agent salary in the United States is $26,760 as of May 31, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $22,628 and $31,607. Salary ranges 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, helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

What is a Front Desk Agent?

A receptionist is an employee taking an office or administrative support position. The work is usually performed in a waiting area such as a lobby or front office desk of an organization or business. The title receptionist is attributed to the person who is employed by an organization to receive or greet any visitors, patients, or clients and answer telephone calls. The term front desk is used in many hotels for an administrative department where a receptionist's duties also may include room reservations and assignment, guest registration, cashier work, credit checks, key control as well as ma...

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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Front Desk Agent in United States. The base salary for Front Desk Agent ranges from $22,628 to $31,607 with the average base salary of $26,760. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $22,633 to $31,616 with the average total cash compensation of $26,769.

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Job Openings for Front Desk Agent
Staybridge Suites Humble Texas - Humble , TX
The hotel's sales efforts are critical to its success and as a Front Desk Agent, you play a major role in this vital process! -Takes potential guests who visit the hotel on guided tours, presenting ...
ZipRecruiter - 6 days ago
Granite Peak Management - Truckee , CA
As a Front Desk Agent, you will greet customers, check them in and out of their rooms, provide insight into the region and strive to exceed their needs. Must have great customer service skills, and ...
Localwise - 7 days ago
City Career Fair - Los Angeles , CA
We are seeking a Front Desk Agent to become a part of our team! You will accommodate patrons, as well as identify areas of improvement to increase efficiency. Responsibilities: * Register and assign ...
ZipRecruiter - 1 day ago
sioux city hotel - Sioux City , IA
Housekeeping cleaning rooms daily ,front desk checking guest , making reservation
ZipRecruiter - 3 days ago
Holiday Inn Express - Louisville , KY
• Welcome guests in a friendly, prompt and professional manner recognizing IHG Rewards Club Members and also returning guests • Check guests in, issue room keys, provide information on hotel ...
ZipRecruiter - 4 days ago
The Beaucatcher, a boutique motel - Asheville , NC
Seeking dynamic, experienced, naturally energetic and personable, customer service oriented person to fill our front desk agent position. This position will cover a mix of 1st, 2nd and 3rd shifts.
ZipRecruiter - 4 days ago