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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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City: Yakima State: Washington Postal/Zip Code: 98902 Central Pre-Mix Concrete Co., a member of the Oldcastle Materials Northwest Division family, values a culture of growth, development, and internal promotion. We are a dynamic, growth-oriented, national aggregate, asphalt, concrete, and construction family of companies. For over 80 years, we have worked to be the preferred source of quality r...
City: Hauppauge State: New York Postal/Zip Code: 11788 Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope, a division of Oldcastle, is the leading supplier of products specified to close the building envelope. They include: custom-engineered curtain wall and window wall, architectural windows, storefront systems, doors, skylights and architectural glass. Estimator – Commercial/Architectural Doors Oldcastle BuildingE...
City: Fremont State: California Postal/Zip Code: 94538 Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope, a division of Oldcastle, is the leading supplier of products specified to close the building envelope. They include: custom-engineered curtain wall and window wall, architectural windows, storefront systems, doors, skylights and architectural glass. Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope is currently seeking a highly motiva...
City: Summerville State: Pennsylvania Postal/Zip Code: 15864 Glen-Gery Brick is a division of Oldcastle Architectural (APG). Oldcastle APG is the leading North American manufacturer of concrete masonry, lawn, garden and paving products and a regional leader in clay brick. The group also produces packaged cement mixes, lightweight aggregates, bagged decorative stone and lime. With over 200 opera...
Customer Service Position - Full Training Provided Have you outgrown your restaurant job? Are you tired of the retail environment? Are your people skills too good to be limited behind a bar? We are seeking individuals with retail and hospitality experience looking for a career in customer service. KT Marketing Inc. is a management consulting firm located in Newark, DE. We specialize in assist...
Immediate need to fill customer service positions to handle incoming calls for our clients. You will NOT be charged any upfront costs. - Flexible schedules, No experience necessary - This is an entry-level position - Pay rate: $9.50 - $11.50 an hour - Training usually lasts 3 to 4 weeks and is not paid - You set your own hours Requirements: - Used computer with Windows 7 - Reliable interne...
Epitec, Inc., a Metro Detroit 101 Best & Brightest Company to Work For and MMSDC Minority Supplier of the Year winner, is currently searching for a qualified Call Center Representive with experience in Health Care industry, Call Center / Phone Skills, and to place within a prestigious client in the Detroit, MI area. The Registered Nurse who obtains this position will be responsible for: Will asses...
REAL ESTATE TRANSACTION COORDINATOR Busy Real Estate office is seeking an EXPERIENCED Transaction Coordinator. This experienced transaction coordinator must possess the following skills: 1. The ideal candidate communicates well with clients (sellers and buyers), title companies, attorneys, vendors, and other real estate agents to coordinate all facets of the closing process from contract to clos...
Customer Service Representative Summary: Represents WB Mason Company, Inc. in a positive manner while speaking with customers and co-workers, processing orders and responding to customer needs or requests. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Answers “loop” calls Follow-through with all matters related to loop calls ie: pick-ups, research, etc Interacts with Sales Representatives Interacts...
Are you seeking a fun and competitive environment? Do you enjoy helping people get the most out of their natural talents? At Afni, our call / contact center Operations teams put talent to work. We are problem solvers who work close to the action and make a difference every day. If you are a highly driven professional who is able to identify needs, speak up, and make changes, then you will love bei...
Are you looking to start a sales career in a rewarding position that offers career advancement? Afni is now hiring entry-level sales positions. As a Customer Sales Representative, you will use your customer service and sales abilities to help customers find and purchase products and services. In this inside sales role, you will be part of Afni’s call center team making a difference every day. You ...
Are you seeking a fun and competitive environment? Do you enjoy helping people get the most out of their natural talents? At Afni, our call / contact center Operations teams put talent to work. We are problem solvers who work close to the action and make a difference every day. If you are a highly driven professional who is able to identify needs, speak up, and make changes, then you will love bei...
Are you experienced in sales, marketing and/or high-volume recruiting and networking? Are you innovative and able to build strong relationships? Afni is looking for someone experienced in talent acquisition recruitment to develop and execute highly effective, result-driven strategies to recruit and select qualified and diverse candidates to meet business needs in a high-volume recruiting call cen...
tbd APAC Customer Services, Inc., an EGS Company, is a global leader of Customer Care business process outsourcing (BPO) services and solutions including sales, customer care, technical support, and back-office services. APAC Customer Services’ clients include some of the most recognized brands in the world across all major market verticals. APAC provides end-to-end, multi-channel customer lifecy...
tbd APAC Customer Services, Inc., an EGS Company, is a global leader of Customer Care business process outsourcing (BPO) services and solutions including sales, customer care, technical support, and back-office services. APAC Customer Services’ clients include some of the most recognized brands in the world across all major market verticals. APAC provides end-to-end, multi-channel customer lifecy...
Bilingual Customer Service Representative Up to $20 per hour, based on experience Uline – Shipping Supply Specialists "The people I work with are as passionate as I am." "I came to Uline for a job. Instead, I found a career." Uline is North America's leading distributor of shipping, packaging and industrial supplies. We're a family-owned company known for our incredible customer service and q...
Bilingual Customer Service Representative Up to $20 per hour, based on experience Uline – Shipping Supply Specialists "The people I work with are as passionate as I am." "I came to Uline for a job. Instead, I found a career." Uline is North America's leading distributor of shipping, packaging and industrial supplies. We're a family-owned company known for our incredible customer service and q...
Bilingual Customer Service Representative Up to $20 per hour, based on experience Uline – Shipping Supply Specialists "The people I work with are as passionate as I am." "I came to Uline for a job. Instead, I found a career." Uline is North America's leading distributor of shipping, packaging and industrial supplies. We're a family-owned company known for our incredible customer service and q...
Director of Customer Service Uline – Shipping Supply Specialists "The people I work with are as passionate as I am." "I came to Uline for a job. Instead, I found a career." Uline is North America's leading distributor of shipping, packaging and industrial supplies. We're a family-owned company known for our incredible customer service and quality products. Our people make the difference. We'r...
Customer Service Representative Up to $20 per hour, based on experience Uline – Shipping Supply Specialists "The people I work with are as passionate as I am." "I came to Uline for a job. Instead, I found a career." Uline is North America's leading distributor of shipping, packaging and industrial supplies. We're a family-owned company known for our incredible customer service and quality pro...

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