Annual Salary, Salary Range, and Highest Paying States and Industries
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.
Table of contents
- Average salary
- Starting salary
- Salary rank
- Salary range
- Highest paying states
- Highest paying industries
Entry-level Hotel, Motel and Resort Desk Clerks with little to no experience can expect to make anywhere between $18,950 to $21,690 per year or $9 to $10 per hour. Similar to any other job, their salary will increase as they gain experience.
We wanted to make it easy for our readers to compare the salary of Hotel, Motel and Resort Desk Clerks to all the other careers out there. So we created Salary Rank. We compared the salary of all careers then we gave them a rank of A, B, C, or D depending on where their average salary sit in comparison to other careers.
|Highest (Top 10%)||$18||$36,580|
|Senior (Top 25%)||$15||$30,330|
|Middle (Mid 50%)||$12||$25,490|
|Junior (Bottom 25%)||$10||$21,690|
|No experience (Bottom 10%)||$9||$18,950|
Highest paying states
Another simple way to increase your salary as a Hotel, Motel and Resort Desk Clerk is to move to a higher paying state. However moving to a higher paying state like HI doesn’t guarantee that you will make more because the expenses at HI might be much higher than where you are currently living at right now.
According to BLS, the highest paid Hotel and Resort Clerks are in the states of HI, DC, NY, CA and MA.
Highest paying industries
|Salary by industry||Annual||Hourly|
|Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services||$34970||$16.81|
|Civic and Social Organizations||$34500||$16.59|
|Amusement Parks and Arcades||$30380||$14.61|
|Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation||$30080||$14.46|
|Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations||$29730||$14.29|
|Other Amusement and Recreation Industries||$27920||$13.43|
|RV (Recreational Vehicle) Parks and Recreational Camps||$27450||$13.20|
|Management of Companies and Enterprises||$27220||$13.09|
|Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions||$26630||$12.80|
|Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services||$26560||$12.77|
|Office Administrative Services||$26350||$12.67|
|Rooming and Boarding Houses||$25390||$12.21|
|Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools||$25300||$12.16|
|Travel Arrangement and Reservation Services||$||$*|