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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...
Description DISH's 11 U.S.-based Customer Service Centers provide award-winning service to millions of customers throughout the nation. Customer and Technical Service representatives act as excellent information resources for billing, programming and troubleshooting questions including suggesting ways for existing customers to get the most value and enjoyment from their DISH experience. Requirem...
Build Your Future in the Shooting Sports the power of passion ATK Sporting Group is a global manufacturer and marketer of branded consumer products. Our brands include iconic names such as a Bushnell, Bolle, Butler Creek, Gold Tip, Hoppe’s, Primos, Serengeti, Uncle Mike’s, BLACKHAWK! and Champion. Our product lines enhance the enjoyment of every outdoor pursuit. We constantly explore emerging te...
This position is located in our KY, London facility GENERAL SUMMARY: (Scope, Summary and Impact of Job) 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 def...
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...
Job Overview: The Physician Relations Representative is field based and is responsible for maintaining effective relationships with all facets of the provider community. The position is responsible for provider education, facilitation and resolution of complex, urgent problems. In addition, the Provider Relations Representative ensures compliance with Federal and State guidelines pertaining to ne...
UTC Aerospace Systems is one of the world's largest suppliers of technologically advanced aerospace and defense products. We design, manufacture and service systems and components and provide integrated solutions for commercial, regional, business and military aircraft, helicopters and other platforms. We are also a major supplier to international space programs. In 2012, UTC Aerospace Systems wa...
GENERAL: This exciting position has the responsibility for performing various duties associated with outbound freight and customer service. The Logistics Specialist frequently interacts with customers Customer Service Sales Operations Sales Representatives our four compounding centers and freight carriers. This is a great opportunity for an individual looking to grow with a fast-growing healthcar...
Description Our Call Center Operations team is seeking a Chat Administrator, who will be responsible for the set up of the Kana Chat system, as well as the maintenance and updates that take place. The incumbent must possess strong analytical skills, be detail-oriented, and flexible in scheduling. The Chat Administrator will provide support to remote call center chat personnel for troubleshooting ...
Company Overview: TechExcel, Inc., a privately held software development company, is headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area, with offices in North Carolina, the United Kingdom and China. The company is a leading provider of award winning service desk and application development software. Specializing in business process optimization, our products may be used to simplify and enhance any colla...
Changing the world is all in a day's work at Apple. If you love innovation, here's your chance to make a career of it. You'll work hard. But the job comes with more than a few perks. You’re a problem-solver and amazing with customers! You’re enamored by the way things operate, and have the ability to figure out how technology works when things go wrong. You can multitask across systems and applic...
Changing the world is all in a day's work at Apple. If you love innovation, here's your chance to make a career of it. You'll work hard. But the job comes with more than a few perks. You’re a problem-solver and amazing with customers! You’re enamored by the way things operate, and have the ability to figure out how technology works when things go wrong. You can multitask across systems and applic...
Changing the world is all in a day's work at Apple. If you love innovation, here's your chance to make a career of it. You'll work hard. But the job comes with more than a few perks. You’re a problem-solver and amazing with customers! You’re enamored by the way things operate, and have the ability to figure out how technology works when things go wrong. You can multitask across systems and applic...
Changing the world is all in a day's work at Apple. If you love innovation, here's your chance to make a career of it. You'll work hard. But the job comes with more than a few perks. You’re a problem-solver and amazing with customers! You’re enamored by the way things operate, and have the ability to figure out how technology works when things go wrong. You can multitask across systems and applic...
Changing the world is all in a day's work at Apple. If you love innovation, here's your chance to make a career of it. You'll work hard. But the job comes with more than a few perks. You’re a problem-solver and amazing with customers! You’re enamored by the way things operate, and have the ability to figure out how technology works when things go wrong. You can multitask across systems and applic...
Adecco is currently assisting a national client in recruiting for Retail – Customer Service jobs in Mountain View or San Francisco. This is a long term temporary opportunity. The ideal candidate for this position will have previous experience working in a retail store or retail operations, a passion for customer service, and the ability to think quickly on their feet. If you meet the qualification...
Changing the world is all in a day's work at Apple. If you love innovation, here's your chance to make a career of it. You'll work hard. But the job comes with more than a few perks. You’re a problem-solver and amazing with customers! You’re enamored by the way things operate, and have the ability to figure out how technology works when things go wrong. You can multitask across systems and applic...
Service Center Representative CLAIM YOUR FUTURE AS A GREAT PERFORMER! Providing both satisfying and challenging work along with a highly professional and friendly work atmosphere, Sedgwick has a strong commitment to its colleagues and its clients. If you are seeking place where you can do great things for those whose lives you touch while maximizing your own career possibilities, Sedgwick is the...
In today's market, it is essential that our clients’ data is backed up and secure in the cloud. We work to develop and maintain a cost effective network that will empower businesses. We provide on-site and remote support for optimal response to any situation. Our goal is to predict changing needs and prepare for them before a problem arises. We design infrastructures that allow growth with ease an...

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