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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

Average $14.94
Low $11.02
High $20.25
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a front desk agent is $14.94 per hour in the United States. 119.1k salaries reported, updated at June 8, 2023

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Top companies for Front Desk Agents in United States

  1. Kessler Collection
    162 reviews6 salaries reported
    $18.71per hour
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Highest paying cities for Front Desk Agents near United States

  1. New York, NY
    $19.13 per hour
    1.3k salaries reported
  2. Portland, OR
    $17.34 per hour
    605 salaries reported
  3. Chicago, IL
    $17.04 per hour
    501 salaries reported
  1. Miami, FL
    $15.29 per hour
    1.9k salaries reported
  2. Las Vegas, NV
    $14.76 per hour
    710 salaries reported
  3. Atlanta, GA
    $14.71 per hour
    705 salaries reported
  1. Orlando, FL
    $14.60 per hour
    897 salaries reported
  2. San Antonio, TX
    $13.73 per hour
    563 salaries reported
  3. Virginia Beach, VA
    $13.50 per hour
    372 salaries reported
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Where can a Front Desk Agent earn more?

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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?


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Average $15.70 per hour

Customer Service Representative

112,781 job openings

Average $17.02 per hour

Receptionist/Administrative Assistant

990 job openings

Average $17.03 per hour

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Common questions about salaries for a Front Desk Agent

How can I know if I am being paid fairly as a front desk agent?

If you’re unsure about what salary is appropriate for a position, visit Indeed's Salary Calculator to get a free, personalized pay range based on your location, industry and experience.

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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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