|Quick Facts: Customer Service Representatives|
$35,830 per year
$17.23 per hour
|High school diploma or equivalent|
|Short-term on-the-job training|
Customer service representatives interact with customers to handle complaints, process orders, and answer questions.
Customer service representatives are employed in nearly every industry. Most work full time.
Customer service representatives typically need a high school diploma and are trained on the job. They should be good at communicating with people and adept at using computers.
The median hourly wage for customer service representatives was $17.23 in May 2020.
Employment of customer service representatives is projected to decline 2 percent from 2019 to 2029. There will be less demand for customer service representatives as more of their tasks become automated.
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