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Hospitality & Tourism

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

Accommodate hotel, motel, and resort patrons by registering and assigning rooms to guests, issuing room keys or cards, transmitting and receiving messages, keeping records of occupied rooms and guests' accounts, making and confirming reservations, and presenting statements to and collecting payments from departing guests.

Salary Breakdown

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

Average

$23,600

ANNUAL

$11.35

HOURLY

Entry Level

$18,190

ANNUAL

$8.75

HOURLY

Mid Level

$24,045

ANNUAL

$11.56

HOURLY

Expert Level

$29,900

ANNUAL

$14.37

HOURLY


Projected Jobs

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

4,510

Projected job openings through 2028


Sample Career Roadmap

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks


Top Expected Tasks

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

Common knowledge, skills & abilities needed to get a foot in the door.

KNOWLEDGE

Customer and Personal Service

KNOWLEDGE

English Language

KNOWLEDGE

Public Safety and Security

KNOWLEDGE

Clerical

KNOWLEDGE

Computers and Electronics

SKILL

Speaking

SKILL

Social Perceptiveness

SKILL

Service Orientation

SKILL

Active Listening

SKILL

Coordination

ABILITY

Oral Comprehension

ABILITY

Oral Expression

ABILITY

Speech Recognition

ABILITY

Speech Clarity

ABILITY

Problem Sensitivity


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