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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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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...
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 ...
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. ...
The Job Window has an exciting opportunity available for a personable and upbeat candidate looking to boost their experience in customer service & client relations as an associate or start their entry level career in the marketing, advertising & sales fields! This immediate full time opening for a Retail Associate : Customer & Client Relations, being made available by our client (a trendy and pro...
Location - Clearwater, FL Application Deadline - ASAP Terms of Contract - Full Time, Part Time Rate of Pay - Starting at $12.00/HR, Health/Vision/Dental Benefits __ Airbnb Founded in August of 2008 and based in San Francisco, California, Airbnb is a trusted community marketplace for people to list, discover, and book unique accommodations around the world -- online or from a mobile phone. W...
Customer Support Specialist - Location: Flower Mound, TX Utilizes customer service, professionalism and self direction to assist our customers....
Full time sales representative position available! We are currently accepting applications for a sales representative to work as part of our team. Sales representatives will receive training to ensure they have all the skills and knowledge that they require to be successful in this high energy sales industry. We are seeking candidates that are outgoing, personable & comfortable working in a compet...
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 With your knack for solving tough problems and your focus on delivering exceptional customer service, you will thrive in a Customer Specialist job with ...
The position will coordinate the auction process with the mortgage servicing companies, REO outsourcing vendors, mortgage insurance carriers, investors, title companies and valuation vendors to ensure applicable approvals have been received for liquidation. The position provides administrative support and will coordinate the consistency of data between the client and Company’s systems. Perform dut...
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...
Candidate(s) for this position will be responsible for providing help desk and network monitoring and management support for multiple custom networks/service applications in a 24X7 operations facility. Tasks include fault monitoring and management, troubleshooting, network and application management, configuration control, trouble ticket generation and management, and reports development and gener...
Responsible for the overall development, direction, growth, and management of a strategic client relationship with DISA. Develops/cultivates senior level relationships with existing and new clients ultimately leading to a more robust relationship with consequential revenue and profit growth. Responsible for account strategy, profit and loss, plan execution, program management, lifecycle management...
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...
At AT&T, our job is to deliver the future before anyone else. We do this with people. People who want to create and deliver new technology that can transform the lives of our customers, our communities and our society. Our professionals innovate every day, whether they are working on upgrading our wireless and broadband infrastructure or delivering new possibilities for our consumer and business c...
Do you like helping people get the most out of the technology they love? Is being part of an award winning team that passionately cares about customers and delivers best-in-class service important to you? Then youll love being a member of our customer service community. Our call center representatives are the front line of our company, offering solutions, identifying opportunities and serving mill...
Know your way around the technical landscape? Ready to help customers get the most out of the technology they love and deliver best-in-class service? Our award winning Customer Support Specialists help our customers by offering solutions, identifying opportunities and serving millions of customers - one at a time. What does it take to help our customers with their advanced technical inquiries? A ...

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