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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: 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: 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: 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...
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...
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 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...
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 Over the past 30 years, DISH has built a talented group of leaders and support teams at its corporate headquarters in Englewood, Colorado. As the company continues to develop, offering new products and services to an increasing customer base, it looks to recruit outstanding candidates capable to turning ideas and strategies into world-class results. Requirements A successful Marketi...
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 POSITION OBJECTIVE The CRM Specialist works as a member of the Marketing team to provide business and functional support in the areas of Sales, Service, and Marketing. Primary responsibilities will include assisting in application setup, configuration, customization and database administration. The incumbent will also be involved in assisting with CRM enhancements. The incumbent ...
Description DISH Network is an industry leader distinguished by its pioneering spirit. Ever since our establishment in 1980, we've been the ideal workplace for people with adventurous spirit and creativity, smart risk takers and aggressive winners - all those for whom the status quo just isn't enough. Our Fortune 200 Company continues to redefine the curve in entertainment and content distributio...
Description The Customer Retention Department is unique in that it has elements of Marketing, Operations, Strategy and Advanced Analytics. The department is highly visible with the Executive Leadership and drives one of the top key metrics for DISH - customer churn rates. Marketing: We create and manage all customer communication touch points to include web, email, print, television commercials ...
Reporting to the Manager of Technical Services, this position is responsible for effective handling of requests and inquiries from customers and sales force pertaining to customer orders, quotation and entry, claims, stock availability, shipping specifications and product information to ensure customer satisfaction. May handle more complex issues requiring additional research and follow up. This p...
Inbound Customer Service Representative/ Equipment Service Representative The Equipment Service Representative (ESR) provides service and support to established and new, internal and external, customers in a contact center environment. An ESR is responsible for handling routine customer service inquiries, as well as escalation calls, related to mechanical service calls and general customer servic...
First Data is a leading provider of payment solutions for financial institutions and merchants around the world. With over 42 Billion merchant transactions annually and nearly 750 Million credit/debit cards on file, First Data powers the payments value chain in over 80 countries across the globe. We are proud of our extensive customer relationships supporting over 7,000 financial institutions and ...
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 assion 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 ifference in your community. ...
PURPOSE This position is responsible for cashiering, handling product returns, performing basic cash office functions, and providing every customer with an exceptional shopping experience. ESSENTIAL FUNCATIONS • Act and work in a manner that is consistent with company’s core values. • Demonstrate a thorough understanding and compliance with the company’s safe lifting practices standard operati...
True North A/R , a National Accounts Receivable Management firm, specializing in healthcare receivables, is in need of highly motivated, detailed oriented and results driven individuals to join our Sacramento team as debt collectors. True North/AR operates as a subsidiary of EOS CCA, one of the largest accounts receivable management companies in the US, with clients in Western US and Hawaii. Res...

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