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

80.9k salaries reported, updated at July 26, 2021
per hour

The average salary for a front desk agent is $12.71 per hour in the United States.

Most common benefits

  • Wellness program
  • Free massages
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Paid time off
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Most common benefits for Front Desk Agents

  • Wellness program
  • Free massages
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Paid time off
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Food provided
  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Paid sick time
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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 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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