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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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Santa Photo Set Looking for Managers, Assistant Managers and Helpers. Must be customer oriented and enjoy working with children. Good attention to detail. No prior experience is required, but helpful. We train all employees. We offer flexible scheduling perfect for high school or college students, retirees, stay at home moms/dads/guardians,or anyone looking to make some extra holiday money. Du...
Description As a part of the Tenet and Catholic Health Initiatives family, Conifer Health Solutions is a leading healthcare business process management services provider working to improve operational performance for more than 600 clients so they can support financial improvement, enhance the patient experience, and drive value-based performance. Through our revenue cycle management , patient com...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Customer Success Manager San Jose, CA Unspecified Apply Apply Customer Success Manager San Jose, CA Unspecified Apply Job Details If you are a Customer Success Manager with experience, please read on! What You Will Be Doing -Provide customer guidance regarding eCommerce and product merchandisi...
We are building out our global support network for MOVE Guides in order to continue to wow employees as they relocate around the world. Do you enjoy stepping in to save the day? You are excited about delighting customers, solving problems and finding solutions. You are smart, resourceful and charismatic. You love the idea of being a link between our customers and our product team – helping shape ...
MARK JAMES Salon is seeking established hair stylist and nail technician interested in booth rent opportunities. If interested, call 217-521-2614....
Job Description Here’s what YOU can count on when you join KONICA MINOLTA! Worldwide, Konica Minolta is one of the top information technology companies. Our proven experience is helping customers streamline workflow, improve output and IT infrastructure, reduce costs and strengthen their commitment to environmental protection. As an employer, our goal is to partner with individuals who want a ca...
About Ameriprise You're ambitious and confident, ready for a challenge and looking for the right opportunity. You want a career with a company that enables you to achieve your highest potential while rewarding you for your efforts. Ameriprise Auto & Home Insurance is a division of Ameriprise Financial, a FORTUNE 500 ® company, and one of the fastest growing insurance companies in the country. Thr...
POSITIONS AVAILABLE FOR BOTH OUTBOUND AND INBOUND VACATION SALES ADVISORS Top Sales Agents earn up to $75,000 Apply online or contact us at 1-800-546-9189 for questions! To get additional details about our position please visit our Job Preview. As an Outbound Vacation Sales Advisor, you will sell vacation packages to Hilton guests and Hilton Honors Members over the phone with the requirement ...
Purpose: The overall purpose of this position is to assist with channel management connectivity projects. This person scopes the work involved in connecting each distribution partner, develops a timeline for connectivity and works with the distribution partners and the teams at the properties to ensure that connections are completed on schedule. This role is responsible for taking decisions to im...
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...
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...
Job Description Here’s what YOU can count on when you join KONICA MINOLTA! Worldwide, Konica Minolta is one of the top information technology companies. Our proven experience is helping customers streamline workflow, improve output and IT infrastructure, reduce costs and strengthen their commitment to environmental protection. As an employer, our goal is to partner with individuals who want a ca...
Job Description Here’s what YOU can count on when you join KONICA MINOLTA! Worldwide, Konica Minolta is one of the top information technology companies. Our proven experience is helping customers streamline workflow, improve output and IT infrastructure, reduce costs and strengthen their commitment to environmental protection. As an employer, our goal is to partner with individuals who want a ca...
Job Description Here’s what YOU can count on when you join KONICA MINOLTA! Worldwide, Konica Minolta is one of the top information technology companies. Our proven experience is helping customers streamline workflow, improve output and IT infrastructure, reduce costs and strengthen their commitment to environmental protection. As an employer, our goal is to partner with individuals who want a ca...
Join the Leader in the Home Healthcare Industry! Let us be Your Road to Success Rotech Healthcare Inc. is seeking a dedicated Customer Service Representative who wants to be part of a company that makes a difference in patients' lives. In this role, you will be responsible for performing all tasks and communication related to the intake of patient information concerning the service of durable me...
The successful candidate will contribute meaningfully while gaining exposure to all facets of Aristocrat's global business. Your role will see you grow as a gaming industry professional. You will influence the core, enabling Technology on which thousands of slot machines are built every year. You will meet great people and build a foundational understanding of the vast, complex, regulated environm...
Join the Leader in the Home Healthcare Industry! Let us be Your Road to Success Rotech Healthcare Inc. is seeking a dedicated Customer Service Representative who wants to be part of a company that makes a difference in patients' lives. In this role, you will be responsible for performing all tasks and communication related to the intake of patient information concerning the service of durable me...
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 passion 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 difference in your community...
Join the Leader in the Home Healthcare Industry! Let us be Your Road to Success Rotech Healthcare Inc. is seeking a dedicated Customer Service Representative who wants to be part of a company that makes a difference in patients' lives. In this role, you will be responsible for performing all tasks and communication related to the intake of patient information concerning the service of durable me...
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 passion 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 difference in your community. So if you're tal...

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