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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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Position: Customer Service Representative Length: 4-6 month contract with possibility of extension Hours: 7:30AM-7:30PM, shift will be determine and assigned after the training Business required OT on weekly basis that would need to be fulfilled by the end of the week Rate: $13.50per hour on a W-2 (paid weekly) Hiring Requirements: Must have 1-2 years at least in a call center environment H...
The World's leading Logistics company is looking for Upbeat Customer Support Representatives to join their team!!! The ideal candidate will have a passion for building strong customer relationships through exceptional listening, utilizing strong written and verbal communication and problem solving. The ideal candidate will provide a personalized customer experience through easy, quick and enthusi...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Broadband Service Delivery Coordinator Alpheus Communications is currently seeking an experienced Broadband Service Delivery Coordinator to join our team. About Us: For more information about our company please visit www.alpheus.net. Job Description: The Service Delivery Coordinator (contractor) is responsible for ensuring exceptional customer satisfaction by scheduling the necessary resource...
Broadband Service Delivery Coordinator Alpheus Communications is currently seeking an experienced Broadband Service Delivery Coordinator to join our team. About Us: For more information about our company please visit www.alpheus.net. Job Description: The Service Delivery Coordinator (contractor) is responsible for ensuring exceptional customer satisfaction by scheduling the necessary resource...
The Boon Group Account Administrator Job Description Title Account Administrator Department Special Markets Company:Boon Administrative Services, Inc. Reports to Manager, Special Markets FLSA Status Exempt Job summary The Account Administrator supports our clients in all aspects of the day-to-day servicing of their employee benefits and plan administration. They are responsible for res...
Broadband Service Delivery Coordinator Alpheus Communications is currently seeking an experienced Broadband Service Delivery Coordinator to join our team. About Us: For more information about our company please visit www.alpheus.net. Job Description: The Service Delivery Coordinator (contractor) is responsible for ensuring exceptional customer satisfaction by scheduling the necessary resource...
Customer Service Representative Up to $25 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...
Are you looking to start a career in a rewarding position that offers career advancement? Afni is now hiring for entry level customer service and sales positions. As a Customer Service or Sales Representative, you will be part of our call center team focused on helping customers while providing an exceptional customer experience. As part of the application process, you will take an assessment and...
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 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...
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 fluent in proper Spanish and English? Are you looking for a rewarding position that offers career advancement? Afni is now hiring entry-level Spanish / English bilingual sales positions. As a bilingual phone 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 ...
Do you enjoy the internet and being online? Afni is now hiring Sales Chat Representatives. In this role, you will use your internet navigation and sales skills to help guide customers through the client’s website to research information, and recommend products and services. This will be done while handling multiple chat sessions at the same time in a prompt, professional and friendly manner while ...
SMS is a leading business development firm serving small to medium sized business throughout North America. Everyday we help companies achieve their goals by analysis and implementation of winning business strategies. We are seeking energetic individuals with good phone presentation skills to join our team as a Business Coordinator. The Business Coordinator is the initial contact with a prospecti...
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...
Description: The CSR contributes to the delivery of requested service levels and key performance indicators in their domain area (e.g. payroll, learning, absence management). The CSR assumes responsibility for his/her own processes and identifies trends that require adjustments in work approach. Responsibilities: · Completes daily execution/processing for aligned domain working with third-party...

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