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Front Desk Agent salary in United States

How much does a Front Desk Agent make in the United States?

Average base salary

$14.17

Most common benefits

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The average salary for a front desk agent is $14.17 per hour in the United States. 92.1k salaries reported, updated at June 25, 2022.

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Top companies for Front Desk Agents in United States

  1. Blink Fitness
    3.3star
    327 reviews314 salaries reported
    $22.14per hour
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Highest paying cities for Front Desk Agents in United States

  1. New York, NY
    $18.84 per hour
    714 salaries reported
  2. Chicago, IL
    $16.80 per hour
    389 salaries reported
  3. Portland, OR
    $16.27 per hour
    460 salaries reported
  1. Las Vegas, NV
    $14.97 per hour
    570 salaries reported
  2. Atlanta, GA
    $14.70 per hour
    432 salaries reported
  3. Miami, FL
    $14.46 per hour
    1499 salaries reported
  1. Dallas, TX
    $14.33 per hour
    479 salaries reported
  2. Orlando, FL
    $14.01 per hour
    608 salaries reported
  3. Houston, TX
    $13.96 per hour
    886 salaries reported
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Most common benefits for Front Desk Agents

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • AD&D insurance
  • Continuing education credits
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Food provided
  • Free massages
  • Free parking
  • Gym membership
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off
  • Paid training
  • Parental leave
  • Pet insurance
  • Professional development assistance
  • Profit sharing
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
  • Wellness program
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 24,983 ratings

27% of Front Desk Agents in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in United States?

Receptionist

87,267 job openings

Average $15.00 per hour

Customer Service Representative

169,841 job openings

Average $15.18 per hour

Receptionist/Administrative Assistant

1,314 job openings

Average $16.89 per hour

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Common questions about salaries for a Front Desk Agent

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How can front desk agents get a raise?

A front desk agent cam get a raise by pursuing formal certifications and education credentials in a related field. Pursuing employment at a more upscale establishment may also lead to a salary increase. Another option is to gain two to three years of work experience and then apply for a position as a hotel manager, which would include a salary increase from the entry-level agent position.

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