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Customer Service Industry Overview


Customer service is a core function critical to the success of many business sectors, from retail to banking to healthcare. The call-center industry, a key sector for jobs in customer service, comprises approximately 4,200 companies with combined annual revenue of about $16 billion, according to Hoovers. Some of the largest employers offering customer service jobs are Convergys, Sitel, TeleTech and West.

The industry is concentrated: The 50 largest companies pull in more than 50 percent of revenue.

Customer Service Job Market


Customer service representative (CSR) is the most common position in the field. CSRs held nearly 2.2 million jobs in 2010, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). CSR jobs in client support and other functions are projected to grow by 15 percent from 2010 to 2020, about as fast as the average for all occupations, the BLS reports. More than 338,000 customer service job opportunities are expected to open up over the projection decade.

Customer service work is available with in-house departments as well as with companies that serve as third-party providers. In lean times, companies are willing to pay for additional customer help only when it’s justified by potential additional sales, or when required to prevent dissatisfied customers from defecting.Knowledge of customer relationship management systems is a requirement of more and more customer service careers. CSRs must be prepared to have their every move monitored and measured, all with the goal of providing more efficient service.

Employment in customer service encompasses a range of occupations, including customer service representative, customer service coordinator, customer service manager, computer support specialist and sales associate.

Customer Service Salaries


Median annual wages for customer service representatives in May 2011 were $30,610, according to the BLS. The middle 50 percent of CSRs earned between $24,220 and $39,010. The top 10 percent earned nearly $50,000.
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Description DISH's 11 U.S.-based Customer Service Centers provide 24/7, award-winning service to millions of customers throughout the nation. Customer Service Representatives act as excellent information resources for billing, programming and troubleshooting questions, while Sales agents focus on selling DISH services and building new accounts. Requirements A successful Customer Service Represe...
F/T MEDICAL RECEPTIONIST Adams Internists is looking for a full-time receptionist to join our team. We are a 6 provider, adult internal medicine practice located in Adams, MA offering a Mon-Fri position available immediately. Previous experience in a medical office setting, working in an electronic medical record system, and attention to detail are keys to success with this position. Responsibilit...
Description Over the past 30 years, DISH has built a talented group of leaders and support teams at its corporate headquarters in Englewood, Colorado. As the company continues to develop, offering new products and services to an increasing customer base, it looks to recruit outstanding candidates capable to turning ideas and strategies into world-class results. Requirements A successful Marketi...
Customer Care Professionals About the Position Primarily responsible for providing the highest level of quality service to members through the handling of routine to moderate inquiries and transactions for Deposit Services (credit card, consumer loan or deposit). Creates member relationships through needs assessment and solution offerings from the wide array of products and services. About the ...
Volunteer Assistant Do you love working with the public? Are you an organized and detailed person with great communication skills? If so, we have a great part-time position available at Second Harvest Food Bank in Lorain. The Volunteer Assistant will be responsible for overseeing all the Volunteer projects on our very busy calendar at our location in Lorain, Ohio. It can be quite physical at ti...
Dow Jones & Co. Job Function Customer Service & Support Job Locations USA-NJ-PRINCETON Company Overview: When you join Dow Jones, you become part of one of the most dynamic, creative and savvy news and information companies in the world. As a global provider of news and business information, we deliver content to consumers and organizations via newswires, websites, newspapers, apps, conference...
Techno Aerospace– North Miami, FL If you are the typical corporate Account Manager, please do not waste your time. Stop reading. We are different. We are wildly passionate about delighting our customers and about growing people. We are looking for an amazing candidate to join our 185+ team as we create a dynamic customer experience, enter new markets and triple the size of our business. Beware!...
Do you have experience in the CUSTOMER SERVICE, RESTAURANT, RETAIL or HOSPITALITY industry and are looking for a CAREER rather than just a job? Excelerated Advertising Solutions, Inc.​ is seeking Customer Service Representatives for an excellent career opportunity with one of our clients! We specialize in retail promotions for some of the HOTTEST clients in the home entertainment and satellite t...
This position is located in our OK, Oklahoma City facility Job Description Job Responsibilities A Customer Service Representative (CSR) on the FAA Administrative Voice Enterprise Services (FAVES) contract is expected to provide knowledgeable, courteous, and professional assistance to initial, escalated and other priority telephone inquiries. A CSR is familiar with all resources that support FAVE...
This position is located in our IA, West Des Moines facility ****** This position is located in West Des Moines, IA - Telecommuting is NOT available. ****** This position is responsible for providing phone based support to end users in the medical community. The position requires the ability to listen, analyze, document, resolve and or escalate issues while providing excellent customer service s...
Description The Customer Retention Department is unique in that it has elements of Marketing, Operations, Strategy and Advanced Analytics. The department is highly visible with the Executive Leadership and drives one of the top key metrics for DISH - customer churn rates. Marketing: We create and manage all customer communication touch points to include web, email, print, television commercials ...
Description DISH Network is an industry leader distinguished by its pioneering spirit. Ever since our establishment in 1980, we've been the ideal workplace for people with adventurous spirit and creativity, smart risk takers and aggressive winners - all those for whom the status quo just isn't enough. Our Fortune 200 Company continues to redefine the curve in entertainment and content distributio...
This position is located in our UT, Sandy facility The CMS Customer Service Representative I (CSR) is responsible for delivering general Marketplace information to callers. The CSRs use basic office equipment and technology such as telephones, email, and web browsers to perform their duties. The processes that the CSRs must follow are well defined and documented in standard operating procedures a...
This position is located in our UT, Sandy facility The CMS Customer Service Representative I (CSR) is responsible for delivering general Marketplace information to callers. The CSRs use basic office equipment and technology such as telephones, email, and web browsers to perform their duties. The processes that the CSRs must follow are well defined and documented in standard operating procedures a...
Inbound Customer Service Representative/ Equipment Service Representative The Equipment Service Representative (ESR) provides service and support to established and new, internal and external, customers in a contact center environment. An ESR is responsible for handling routine customer service inquiries, as well as escalation calls, related to mechanical service calls and general customer servic...
About Ameriprise Focused on people, not just our bottom line. Here, you'll be part of an inclusive, collaborative culture that rewards you for your contributions. You'll work with other talented people who share your assion for doing great work that's in the best interest of our clients. And you'll have plenty of opportunities to make your mark at the office - and a ifference in your community. ...
First Data is a leading provider of payment solutions for financial institutions and merchants around the world. With over 42 Billion merchant transactions annually and nearly 750 Million credit/debit cards on file, First Data powers the payments value chain in over 80 countries across the globe. We are proud of our extensive customer relationships supporting over 7,000 financial institutions and ...
Job Description: Immediate need for bilingual customer support specialist for a solid high tech company. This is a temporary position that may go five months or longer. This high tech leader is seeking a solid performer to do the following: Order entry and maintenance. Provide shipment release. Customer order and delivery management. Daily logistics support and follow-ups. Account coordination an...
Bilingual Customer Service Representative in a Call Center environment will be the primary source of contact for patients and is responsible for welcoming patients into the system and ensuring they have positive experiences. The CSR is responsible for scheduling, rescheduling, and canceling appointments for all patients/families requesting health care services. The CSR will answer general question...
Job Title: Online Service Agent - Job# 0380 Department: Customer Service Center (CSC) Reports To: Customer Loyalty Lead FLSA Status: Non-Exempt/Hourly Location: Fremont, CA Job Description Overview: The Online Service Agent must be able to thrive in a fast-paced work environment where technical support & customer service skills are the keys to success. Monitor various web discussion forums a...

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