Service Representative Jobs

Service Representative Overview


Customer service representatives respond to a customer’s questions and complaints while providing essential information about the company, products, sales, order processing and services. They may perform this duty in person, by phone, email or through Internet chat. The service representative’s duties may vary by industry, but many businesses, from manufacturing to food service, require some form of customer contact and service in order to thrive. Service representatives are needed in a wide range of industries and may be given a variety of titles such as Energy Customer Service Representative or Insurance Customer Service Representative.

Service Representative Education Requirements


Customer service representative positions generally require only a high school diploma. A minor amount of on-the-job training is typically provided by the hiring company. The training provided usually lasts for about two weeks. Customer service positions in the industry of finance or insurance may require licensing and/or certifications. This is because this industry’s customer service personnel must be consistently up to date on continually changing regulations that affect the business. The types of licensing and certifications required will vary by state and in some cases may involve the need for additional training and testing.

Service Representative Job Market


Statistics show that jobs for service representatives are expected to increase by 12.6 percent between now and 2022. This means that approximately 298,700 new jobs will be opening in this field. Those aiming for customer service positions in the insurance and finance industry should expect to meet greater competition for these jobs, which also pay better.

Service Representative Salary


The median salary ranges between $12.71 and $16.44 per hour with the lowest 10 percent of all salaries for this field being below $9.38 and the highest 10 percent receiving $24.00 hourly. Service representative salaries vary depending upon experience as well as industry. The highest salaries found for this career are in the finance and insurance industry. Mid-level salaries are found in the technical and credit intermediation industries, and the lowest salaries are found in the administrative and support services. Salaries for customer service positions in the finance and insurance industries range from $31,000 to $56,000 per annum with the mean being $38,000 yearly.
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1st Source Bank is the largest locally controlled financial institution headquartered in the northern Indiana- southwestern Michigan area. 1st Source operates 77 banking centers in 17 counties and nine 1st Source Insurance offices. We deliver a comprehensive range of banking services along with highly personalized attention to our clients, both individuals and businesses. Our mission is ...
An investment management company serving institutional investors, workplace retirement plans, financial intermediaries and their clients, Calvert Investments offers more than 40 equity, bond, cash, and asset allocation strategies, of which many feature integrated environmental, social, and governance research. By combining rigorous analysis with independent thinking, our disciplined approach to mo...
PFS Group A Nationwide Patient Account Management Firm. Based in Houston, Texas, with satellite offices in Crystal City, Texas, Denver, Colorado, and Fresno, California, we currently work with 25+ clients who operate more than 100 hospital facilities — from small, rural community medical centers to metro population center health systems. Leaders in their respective markets and nationwide, our cl...
Exceptional training program! Full-time and Part-time shifts available with benefits! Competitive hourly wages plus incentives! Start date of 10/06/14! • ESOP, 401k retirement plan, profit sharing and safe harbor match • Medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance for full-time and part-time employees • Educational and employee-assistance programs • Casual dress environment • Year-...
IMMEDIATE OPENING Chemtec Pest Control Is Seeking an Energetic, Upbeat Customer Solution Specialist to Add To Our Team CSR – Customer Solution Specialist Do you love talking to customers on the phone? Is the best part of your day when you can solve that customer’s problem and give them some peace of mind? Do you make a mental note before you go home to follow up to make sure the situation went ...
CSR - Call Center Representatives Job in Saint Louis, MO - Adecco St Louis, MO
Job description Customer Service Representative - CSR - Call Center Representative Adecco is assisting a local client in their search for experienced Customer Service Representatives - CSR - Call Center Representatives in St. Louis, MO. This is a temporary opportunity, possibly temporary to permanent. We're looking for friendly people who have a great attitude and love to be on the phones all da...
Collabera- Niche Houston, TX
Job Description: TOP TIER DIRECT FORTUNE 100 BANKING / FINANCIAL CLIENT is looking for Customer Service / CSR / Customer Service Representative **************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************...
Company Adecco Branch Saint Charles MO US Position: CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVES – CSR – CALL CENTER… Location: Saint Charles, MO be on the phones all day! Retail and other customer… the following requirements for consideration: â?¢ Retail Experience is a plus! â?¢ High School diploma or GED… Job description Title: Customer Service Representative – CSR – Call Center Representative Ad...
Yourazjobs Chandler, AZ
At Verizon, our technology allows machines to communicate vital information to one another, making businesses and individuals more informed, agile and adaptive, thatâ??s the kind of work we do. And you can be a part of it. Opportunities currently exist in Chandler, AZ: Customer service representative â?? job id # 359156 Bilingual customer service representative â?? job id# 359159 Enjoy be...
A local leading organization is currently seeking an experienced Customer Service Representative -- CSR -- Call Center Representative in Brockton, MA for a long-term temporary assignment, with opportunities to go perm. Customer Service Representatives interact with shareholders to provide information in response to inquiries regarding their accounts and services to handle and resolve complaints. I...
Provides customer service to taxpayers in person, by telephone or in writing, advising, instructing and furnishing information pertaining to the various tax types (sales, withholding, income, food and beverage, motor vehicle, corporation and special taxes) administered and collected by the department -Performs account and financial maintenance which may result in canceling liabilities, set and re...
Responsibilities $29,000 + 10% Short Term Incentive Bonus ($2900.00) = $31,900 potential annual earning Employee phone discounts - 50% services and 35% accessories. **Work location will be 5000 Britton Parkway Hilliard Ohio 43026. Full time positions only. Must be available to work anytime during the hours of operation 6a to 11p - 7days a week, must be available to work nights, weekends and h...
MANPOWER HAS AN IMMEDIATE NEED FOR SEVERAL BILINGUAL (English and Spanish) CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVES IN THE CLEARWATER/ST. PETERSBURG, FL AREA. Want to take your Customer Service Skills to the next level? Here is a role that will allow you to take your skills to the next level by providing 100% telephone support to our client's customers calling in needing Roadside Assistance. In this rol...
Tower Credit, Inc a local independentally owned consumer finance company founded in 1991 is accepting resumes for a full time Sales/CSR position. The position requires working in the area of collections, sales and customer service. Requirements: High School diploma, Background and credit check, excellent people skills, the ability to write and speak in a clear and effective manner, a desire to su...
Handles customer questions, complaints, and billing inquiries with the highest degree of courtesy and professionalism to resolve customer issues with one call resolution. Offers alternative solutions where appropriate with the objective of retaining customer's business. Handles business transactions in connection with activation of new customer accounts on a computer terminal. Communicates with cu...
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...
Handles customer questions, complaints, and billing inquiries with the highest degree of courtesy and professionalism to resolve customer issues with one call resolution. Offers alternative solutions where appropriate with the objective of retaining customer's business. Handles business transactions in connection with activation of new customer accounts on a computer terminal. Communicates with cu...
Responsible to answer incoming calls from customers, answer inquiries and questions, handle complaints, troubleshoot problems and provide information. Two – three weeks paid training provided. Position Duties: Utilize standard technology such as a telephone and web browser. Navigate to the appropriate pre-scripted responses which must be read verbatim to provide basic general and specific infor...
Detailed Job Description Job title: Customer Service Representative Reporting to:Area Sales Director Salary: $42,000 - $100,000+ (Dependent on Experience, Skill, Training, and Customer Mix) Required Gross Margin: $35,000 per month Hours: Full Time Location: San Antonio, TX. Position Summary The position of Customer Service Representative(CSR) focuses on building and maintaining strong cust...
Interact with customers via phone or email to provide information in response to inquiries about products and services and to handle and resolve complaints. Alternate Job Titles Include: Customer Service Representative; Call Center Representative; Contact Center Agent. Must be able to work within several programs, learn new programs and apply the skills learned, fast past environment....

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Customer Service Career Tools

Customer Service Representative

Salaries

$18,720.00 - $43,680.00
Typical Salary for Customer Service Representative
(4039 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

Education / Training

Some College Coursework Completed
33%
Bachelor's
25.3%
High School
20.1%
Associates
11.8%
Master's
3%
Certification
2.9%
Vocational
2.2%
(3349 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

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