Salary for Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

Also known as:  Assistant Innkeeper, Hotel Desk Clerk, Hotel Front Desk Clerk, Hotel Registration Clerk, Motel Clerk, Motel Front Desk Attendant, Resort Desk Clerk

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Hotel and motel, and resort desk clerks work inside of hotels, motels and resorts assisting customers make reservations, pay for rooms and tend to their needs during their stay. Clerks register and assign room to guests checking in, keep records of rooms that are being occupied, making and confirming room reservations, and providing credit card and checkout statements to guests who are departing. Clerks will issue keys and perform various bookkeeping activities throughout the day working as a hotel and motel desk clerk. A 40-hour shift is typical, with a high school diploma relevant education to pursue a job in this field.

A Hotel, Motel, or Resort Desk Clerk will normally get an average wage ranging between $18,950 to $36,580 based on tenure level. usually receive a salary of twenty-six thousand nine hundred dollars per annum.

receive the highest compensation in Hawaii, which has wages of close to $46,310. Professionals that work in these jobs obtain the highest pay in Health Care and Social Assistance, which has a compensation of $34,270.

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SALARY TREND

The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 44.86 percent nationwide in that time.

INDUSTRIES

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks tend to make the most in the following industries:

Health Care and Social Assistance
$34,270
Manufacturing
$32,440
Other Services (except Public Administration)
$30,620
Transportation and Warehousing
$30,130
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$29,180
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$28,350

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Retail Trade
$24,460
Educational Services
$25,710
Public Administration
$26,610
Accommodation and Food Services
$26,760
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$27,150
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$27,220