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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RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client has a need for a Customer Service Representative in Santa Monica, California (CA). Primary Responsibilities: Provide help and advice to customers using Docstoc's products and services Communicate courteously with customers by telephone & email Seek and accept feedback regularly to improve your process and the customer experience Investigate and solve customer problems,...
CareersUSA, a leader in the staffing industry with over 33 years of experience, has another job opportunity for you: Our client is seeking a Customer Service Representative / Telephone Operator in West Greenwich, RI. Earn $12.00 per hour at this full-time, 4 week temporary position. Work 35 to 40 hours per week, Monday - Friday. Must be flexible with the schedule as working some nights may be requ...
CareersUSA, a leader in the staffing industry with over 33 years of experience, has another job opportunity for you: Our client is seeking a Technical Customer Service Representative in Swedesboro, NJ. Earn $14.00 per hour at this full-time, temp-to-hire position. Work 40 hours per week, Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Job Description: Provide direct customer service support for all customer ne...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a Call Center Service Representative for their Plano, TX location. This is a great opportunity but a temporary position with this company. Job Scope: The Client Care Service Coordinator will ensure an extraordinary client experience while creating client advocates. To utilize superb communication skills and professionalism to perform follow-up calls and rece...
Description: You want more challenge. You want more opportunity. You're looking for that chance to connect more with the customers you support. UnitedHealth Group Customer Care Centers are home to a team focused on identifying and exceeding our customer's expectations by building strong relationships. We're always finding ways to improve our service experience and need thoughtful and considerate p...
Description: You want more challenge. You want more opportunity. You want more reasons to head in to work every day. We want more people like you. UnitedHealth Group Customer Care Centers are home to a team that lives and breathes restless. We're still finding ways to outdo what we did yesterday. And that's what makes us one of the fastest growing businesses in the country and the world. Now it's...
Full-Time Bilingual Medical Customer Service Representative Job in Phoenix, AZ An organization located in Central Phoenix has openings for full-time Bilingual Medical Customer Service Representatives. This position will be responsible for both inbound and outbound customer service calls along with heavy scheduling, navigating multiple screens, and providing top-notch customer service. Medical expe...
We have a job opening for a Customer Service Call Center Representative in Pomona, CA. This position will be responsible for making outbound calls in a call center environment to vendors to collect report data. The Customer Service Call Center Representative job duties and responsibilities include: - Researching account information, - Negotiating for best-time delivery dates, - Resolving and handl...
Several Full-Time Customer Service Representative Jobs in Phoenix, AZ A large and expanding company in Phoenix has several openings for Full-Time Customer Service Representatives. These positions will be responsible for handling incoming phone and email correspondence, entering heavy data input, and managing customer accounts. This nation-wide organization is the top producing and largest location...
Bilingual Customer Service Representative job in San Diego, CA Ajilon Professional Staffing is actively seeking qualified candidates for a Bilingual Customer job in San Diego, CA. This is a direct hire opportunity for our client in central San Diego within the manufacturing industry. Pay will be $16-$20 per hour, depending on experience. You will be the main client contact and will regularly be us...
Customer Service Representative with NetSuite job in San Diego, CA Ajilon Professional Staffing is partnering with our growing client in the pharmaceutical industry to fill a temporary to direct hire Customer Service Representative with NetSuite job in San Diego, CA. This is a temporary to direct hire opportunity paying $12-$14 per hour, depending on experience. You will work closely with the VP o...
We have a job opening for a bilingual Mandarin Call Center Customer Service Representative in Whittier, CA. This position will be responsible for taking incoming phone calls from customers regarding company services, pricing, and service packages. Organization's operating hours are from 7:00am to 9:00pm, 7 days a week; therefore, qualified applicants must be available for any 40 hour work week sch...
A Bilingual Customer Service Representative job in Denver, CO is immediately available with Ajilon Professional Staffing. To be considered a candidate for the outstanding opportunity you should speak both English and Spanish fluently and have over 6 months experience with customer service. The company offers great growth potential and a fun environment. If you have call center experience that is a...
Full-Time Medical Customer Service Representative Job in Phoenix, AZ A large and growing company located in Phoenix has several full-time job openings for Medical Customer Service Representatives. This position will handle heavy inbound phone calls, data entry, and giving top notch customer service. Medical experience is not required as comprehensive training is provided. There is immense opportun...
We have a job opening for a Customer Service Representative with strong Account Manager experiences for a job in Whittier, California. This position will be responsible for assisting key commercial clients with product inquiries, order processing, detailed account maintenance, billing discrepancies and issuing return authorizations. Qualifications: - Minimum of 3-years experience in Customer Servi...
Our healthcare client in the Montclair area is looking for a Patient Service Representative to join their team on a long-term temporary basis. This job is open as they are very busy and experiencing high-activity – this is an excellent networking opportunity with a company that is growing!! Job Responsibilities: • Answer patient phone calls and resolve patient inquiries • Obtain insurance informat...
A temporary to hire CSR Customer Service Representative job in Phoenix, AZ is currently available courtesy of Ajilon Professional Staffing. To be considered for this opportunity, you must have at least 6 months experience in a similar role or prior inbound call center experience. If you are looking for a chance to get your foot in the door within a large and growing organization, please continue r...
Customer Service Representative opening in Brisbane, CA One of Ajilon’s top Bay Area clients has an immediate opening for a Customer Service Representative for a full time, temporary role at a leading logistics firm located just south of San Francisco. This position can be accessed via BART, and also offers free parking. The ideal candidate will have exceptional customer service skills, a willingn...
Customer Service Representative Job in Carlsbad, CA Ajilon Professional Staffing is looking to fill a temporary to direct hire Customer Service Representative job in Carlsbad, CA. This is a temporary to direct hire opportunity with our client paying between $11-$13/hr. You will be responsible for handling all customer inquiries, submitting claims, and making follow-up calls in an extremely fast-pa...
Ajilon Professional Staffing is currently recruiting for 2 Customer Service Representatives for our client on the South Side of Pittsburgh. Ideal candidate will have 1 year of experience in a call center environment, excellent communication skills, and computer savvy. Customer Service Representative Job Responsibilities Include: • Take heavy inbound calls with customers • Enter order information i...
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Customer Service Career Tools

Customer Service Representative

Salaries

$18,720.00 - $43,680.00
Typical Salary for Customer Service Representative
(4038 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%
(3348 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

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