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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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MedTrak Account Manager MedTrak is a rapidly growing company that specializes in data collection and analysis for doctors, hospitals, and healthcare firms. We just signed a deal with Johnson & Johnson and need help setting up and maintaining our system across a number of new clients. If you are looking for a ground floor opportunity with a company in a cutting edge field, we should talk. We are...
Summary of Functions: The role of the Customer Service Representative is to identify and resolve customer service issues, such as missed pickups and billing issues, in a timely manner. Our Representatives need to be able to manage difficult and/or emotional customer situations and respond promptly to service requests to meet customer commitments. In addition, they must be able to handle high inbo...
If you enjoy interacting with people, providing outstanding customer service and are looking for a rewarding career in a professional environment, we have the position for you! Our Customer Service Representatives will become licensed insurance professionals. Our growing client is industry-leading, offers paid training program, you will learn all about insurance policies and regulations, and how ...
Company Confidential Armonk, NY, 10504
Description: Customer Service Associate / Sales Coordinator / Order Entry Job Purpose: We are looking for a customer-oriented service representative / sales coordinator to act as a liaison, provide product/services information and resolve any emerging problems that our clients might face with accuracy and efficiency. The target is to ensure excellent service standards and maintain high custome...
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., one of the world's largest insurance brokers, provides a full range of retail and wholesale property/casualty (P/C) brokerage and alternative risk transfer services globally, as well as employee benefit brokerage, consulting, and actuarial services in the United States. We also offer claims and information management, risk control consulting, and appraisal services to cl...
Company Confidential Corpus Christi, TX, 78401
CALLING ALL VETERANS AND SPOUSES! IMMEDIATE NEED FOR CUSTOMER SERVICE POSITIONS!!! WILL TRAIN EXCELLENT JOB OPPORTUNITY! Location: Corpus Christi, Texas Local onsite interviews to be held Thursday, September 25th PERMANENT FULL TIME POSITIONS Hiring Veterans or Veterans spouses only! Extensive training for all hires. 25 OPENINGS Salary range: Salary + Benefits Different shifts availabl...
Title:Customer ServiceConsultant Location:Orem, Utah EmploymentDuration:Full-time Reportsto:Operations Manager –Service Wayfair.com, the largest online-only retailer of home furnishings and house wares in the United States, is expanding operations in Orem, Utah! To support growth, we are looking for motivated Customer Serviceconsultants for our new site in Orem, Utah. The right candidate will ...
Customer Service Representative - Call Center As a Customer Service Representative you will interact with customers via telephone to provide information, process transactions, and reply to inquiries about products and services. Candidates will also be charged with handling and resolving complaints. If you meet the qualifications listed below please Apply Now! Responsibilities for this Customer S...
Join us as we create the world-class customer experience that sets us apart. Enhance lives with powerful technology and be part of the team that helps customers get the most out of our innovative products and services every day. Responsibilities This role handles a high volume of inbound customer calls and is responsible for providing high quality customer service on calls that are generally rou...
Responsibilities About Verizon Wireless We believe in the power of technology to solve just about anything. And we've put our sharpest minds to the task. Whatever your passion and expertise, when you join VZW, you'll find a sales team determined to change the world and empower our customers to do the same!. You'll tackle challenges that will continually spark your intellect, fuel your passion an...
Responsibilities About Verizon Wireless We believe in the power of technology to solve just about anything. And we've put our sharpest minds to the task. Whatever your passion and expertise, when you join VZW, you'll find a sales team determined to change the world and empower our customers to do the same!. You'll tackle challenges that will continually spark your intellect, fuel your passion an...
Join us as we create the world-class customer experience that sets us apart. Enhance lives with powerful technology and be part of the team that helps customers get the most out of our innovative products and services every day. Responsibilities This role handles a high volume of inbound customer calls and is responsible for providing high quality customer service on calls that are generally rou...
Responsibilities About Verizon Wireless We believe in the power of technology to solve just about anything. And we've put our sharpest minds to the task. Whatever your passion and expertise, when you join VZW, you'll find a sales team determined to change the world and empower our customers to do the same!. You'll tackle challenges that will continually spark your intellect, fuel your passion an...
Responsibilities About Verizon Wireless We believe in the power of technology to solve just about anything. And we've put our sharpest minds to the task. Whatever your passion and expertise, when you join VZW, you'll find a sales team determined to change the world and empower our customers to do the same!. You'll tackle challenges that will continually spark your intellect, fuel your passion an...
Responsibilities About Verizon Wireless We believe in the power of technology to solve just about anything. And we've put our sharpest minds to the task. Whatever your passion and expertise, when you join VZW, you'll find a sales team determined to change the world and empower our customers to do the same!. You'll tackle challenges that will continually spark your intellect, fuel your passion an...
Responsibilities About Verizon Wireless We believe in the power of technology to solve just about anything. And we've put our sharpest minds to the task. Whatever your passion and expertise, when you join VZW, you'll find a sales team determined to change the world and empower our customers to do the same!. You'll tackle challenges that will continually spark your intellect, fuel your passion an...
Responsibilities About Verizon Wireless We believe in the power of technology to solve just about anything. And we've put our sharpest minds to the task. Whatever your passion and expertise, when you join VZW, you'll find a sales team determined to change the world and empower our customers to do the same!. You'll tackle challenges that will continually spark your intellect, fuel your passion an...
Responsibilities About Verizon Wireless We believe in the power of technology to solve just about anything. And we've put our sharpest minds to the task. Whatever your passion and expertise, when you join VZW, you'll find a sales team determined to change the world and empower our customers to do the same!. You'll tackle challenges that will continually spark your intellect, fuel your passion an...
Responsibilities About Verizon Wireless We believe in the power of technology to solve just about anything. And we've put our sharpest minds to the task. Whatever your passion and expertise, when you join VZW, you'll find a sales team determined to change the world and empower our customers to do the same!. You'll tackle challenges that will continually spark your intellect, fuel your passion an...
Responsibilities About Verizon Wireless We believe in the power of technology to solve just about anything. And we've put our sharpest minds to the task. Whatever your passion and expertise, when you join VZW, you'll find a sales team determined to change the world and empower our customers to do the same!. You'll tackle challenges that will continually spark your intellect, fuel your passion an...

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