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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2018

43-4081 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.


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
260,780 0.9 % $12.08 $25,130 0.4 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $8.70 $9.82 $11.39 $13.50 $16.37
Annual Wage (2) $18,090 $20,430 $23,700 $28,090 $34,040


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Traveler Accommodation 242,660 12.13 $12.04 $25,040
RV (Recreational Vehicle) Parks and Recreational Camps 4,110 7.04 $11.71 $24,360
Real Estate 3,870 0.24 $12.97 $26,970
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 1,200 0.09 $12.32 $25,630
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations 800 0.18 $13.86 $28,830

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Traveler Accommodation 242,660 12.13 $12.04 $25,040
RV (Recreational Vehicle) Parks and Recreational Camps 4,110 7.04 $11.71 $24,360
Rooming and Boarding Houses 550 4.62 $11.68 $24,290
Real Estate 3,870 0.24 $12.97 $26,970
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations 800 0.18 $13.86 $28,830

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 40 (7) $15.68 $32,600
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services (8) (8) $15.66 $32,580
Civic and Social Organizations 260 0.07 $15.14 $31,500
Religious Organizations (8) (8) $14.61 $30,400
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations 800 0.18 $13.86 $28,830


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 26,840 1.58 0.88 $14.37 $29,880
Texas 22,880 1.89 1.05 $10.85 $22,570
Florida 19,640 2.28 1.27 $11.96 $24,890
New York 10,550 1.12 0.62 $16.28 $33,860
North Carolina 9,080 2.07 1.15 $11.02 $22,920




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Wyoming 1,530 5.67 3.15 $12.54 $26,090
South Dakota 2,030 4.81 2.67 $11.21 $23,310
Hawaii 2,940 4.57 2.54 $21.28 $44,250
Montana 2,000 4.32 2.40 $11.37 $23,650
Nevada 5,110 3.79 2.10 $14.60 $30,360




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Hawaii 2,940 4.57 2.54 $21.28 $44,250
District of Columbia 1,600 2.25 1.25 $17.28 $35,950
New York 10,550 1.12 0.62 $16.28 $33,860
Massachusetts 3,800 1.07 0.59 $14.79 $30,770
Nevada 5,110 3.79 2.10 $14.60 $30,360





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 8,510 0.90 0.50 $16.67 $34,680
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 7,770 1.27 0.70 $14.39 $29,930
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 5,940 1.67 0.92 $11.57 $24,070
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 5,490 1.18 0.66 $12.28 $25,540
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 5,080 1.96 1.09 $12.61 $26,220
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 4,950 1.66 0.92 $11.09 $23,060
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 4,880 3.88 2.15 $12.17 $25,320
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 4,610 1.47 0.82 $14.36 $29,860
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 4,140 1.54 0.86 $10.60 $22,050
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 3,970 1.64 0.91 $17.13 $35,630