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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A local leading Financial Services organization is actively seeking several experienced Financial Services Representative -- Customer Service Representative -- CSR -- Call Center Representative in Canton for a long-term temporary assignment. Financial Service Representatives interact with shareholders to provide information in response to inquiries regarding their accounts and services to handle a...
Nashville-based Insurance Company seeks several Non-licensed Customer Service Representatives to work at their In-bound Call Center. Requirements: Good listening skills High attention to detail Self-motivating Sales ability Call center experience Computer software knowledge For this position, the pay will be $13/hour; assignment duration will be 8 weeks with the possibility of going longer...
Job Description: Description: Professional, yet Fun Environment ? Flexible Shifts ? Call Center ? Working with Several Clients during their Holiday Season ? Excellent Training Program ? Seeking Detailed Individuals ? Retail Experience a Plus ? Excellent Training Program for Detailed Individuals ? Retail Experience a Plus ? 75 Positions to Fill!!! We are an equal employment opportunity employer an...
Planet Fitness has some of the best employees in the industry. If you are energetic, passionate and dedicated, then we've got a place for you! Our fast-paced environment is dedicated to providing the best customer service in a fun, rewarding environment. Our wicked cool staff is what makes Planet Fitness a great place to work. Our New Philadelphia Club has the following positions available : * Me...
Customer Service Representative CSR We have an opening for a Customer Service Representative on 1st and 2nd shift. This person will be responsible for processing the customers ship/rec. paperwork, create, review, and close job orders, resolve product or service issues with the customer, accountable for customer inventory, answer phones and contribute to the team. Skills/Qualifications: Customer ...
Nashville-based Insurance Company seeks several Licensed Customer Service Representatives to work at their In-bound Call Center. Required: Active TN license in Life a & Health Good listening skills High attention to detail Self-motivating Call center experience preferred This position will pay $18.75/hour; assignment duration will be 5-6 months. You will be need to be able to work any 8 hou...
Description Credit Union in the Southeast Houston area is currently looking to hire Financial Service Representatives for branches in Houston and the surrounding areas who will be responsible for delivering superior service to the Credit Union members at all times in both the new accounts and loan processing areas. Responsibilities: Actively sell products and services to members. Listen and eng...
About this opportunity L&S Associates (A Human Arc Company) has a critical position available in the Jackson, MI area for an individual with strong customer service skills and at least 2 years of healthcare/social services experience. We need an individual with the maturity to work independently who is a self starter, quick learner, computer-literate and is able to balance the both business and s...
Rabobank, N.A. has an exciting opportunity for a Customer Service Representative in our East Main Street Branch! The Customer Service Representative performs teller transactions in compliance with regulatory and bank policies and procedures and adherence to bank security policies and confidentiality of bank records and customer information. Identifies and makes sales referrals, recommends alternat...
Rabobank, N.A. has an exciting opportunity for a Customer Service Representative in our East Main Street Branch! The Customer Service Representative performs teller transactions in compliance with regulatory and bank policies and procedures and adherence to bank security policies and confidentiality of bank records and customer information. Identifies and makes sales referrals, recommends alternat...
Description: Position Description: UnitedHealth Group is working to create the health care system of tomorrow and you can help. Already Fortune 17, we are totally focused on innovation and change. We work a little harder. We aim a little higher. We expect more from ourselves and each other. And at the end of the day, we're doing a lot of good. Through our family of businesses and a lot of ...
Customer Service Representative Job Purpose: Serves customers by providing product and service information; resolving product and service problems. Duties: · Attracts potential customers by answering product and service questions; suggesting information about other products and services. · Opens customer accounts by recording account information. · Maintains customer records by updating acco...
Overview: We’ve all been there… you have a question or concern with your phone provider, your bank, your entertainment system. You pick up the phone to dial that 1-800 customer service number. Did you know that you might just be speaking to one of the more than 50,000 SYKES Customer Care Professionals from around the globe… and that person might just be right here in your home town? That’s right....
Overview: We’ve all been there… you have a question or concern with your phone provider, your bank, your entertainment system. You pick up the phone to dial that 1-800 customer service number. Did you know that you might just be speaking to one of the more than 50,000 SYKES Customer Care Professionals from around the globe… and that person might just be right here in your home town? That’s right....
Overview: We’ve all been there… you have a question or concern with your phone provider, your bank, your entertainment system. You pick up the phone to dial that 1-800 customer service number. Did you know that you might just be speaking to one of the more than 50,000 SYKES Customer Care Professionals from around the globe… and that person might just be right here in your home town? That’s right....
Overview: We’ve all been there… you have a question or concern with your phone provider, your bank, your entertainment system. You pick up the phone to dial that 1-800 customer service number. Did you know that you might just be speaking to one of the more than 50,000 SYKES Customer Care Professionals from around the globe… and that person might just be right here in your home town? That’s right....
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Overview: We’ve all been there… you have a question or concern with your phone provider, your bank, your entertainment system. You pick up the phone to dial that 1-800 customer service number. Did you know that you might just be speaking to one of the more than 50,000 SYKES Customer Care Professionals from around the globe… and that person might just be right here in your home town? That’s right....
Overview: We’ve all been there… you have a question or concern with your phone provider, your bank, your entertainment system. You pick up the phone to dial that 1-800 customer service number. Did you know that you might just be speaking to one of the more than 50,000 SYKES Customer Care Professionals from around the globe… and that person might just be right here in your home town? That’s right....
Overview: We’ve all been there… you have a question or concern with your phone provider, your bank, your entertainment system. You pick up the phone to dial that 1-800 customer service number. Did you know that you might just be speaking to one of the more than 50,000 SYKES Customer Care Professionals from around the globe… and that person might just be right here in your home town? That’s right....

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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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