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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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RC Planet is looking for friendly and motivated individuals who want to help our customers experience all the radio control fun that is out there! The role of our Customer Service and Sales Associates is to help our customers with all of their RC needs from answering questions regarding products all the way through order and shipping status and beyond. Skills and Requirements: Strong verbal and...
Career Showcase is a Job Fair Company that specializes in Customer Service, Marketing, Sales, Retail, Financial Services and many others. We partner with many fortune 500 companies to help them find the best talent the market has to offer. Companies come to our fairs to interview and hire the BEST of the BEST professionals, account executives and managers. Our fairs are open to recent college gra...
Career Showcase is a Job Fair Company that specializes in CUSTOMER SERVICE, MARKETING, SALES, and FINANCE. We partner with many fortune 500 companies to help them find the best talent the market has to offer. Companies come to our events to interview and hire the BEST of the BEST professionals, account executives and managers. Our fairs are open to recent college grads through executive level can...
Service Center Representative CLAIM YOUR FUTURE AS A GREAT PERFORMER! Providing both satisfying and challenging work along with a highly professional and friendly work atmosphere, Sedgwick has a strong commitment to its colleagues and its clients. If you are seeking place where you can do great things for those whose lives you touch while maximizing your own career possibilities, Sedgwick is the...
Customer Service Intake Associate CLAIM YOUR FUTURE AS A GREAT PERFORMER! Providing both satisfying and challenging work along with a highly professional and friendly work atmosphere, Sedgwick has a strong commitment to its colleagues and its clients. If you are seeking place where you can do great things for those whose lives you touch while maximizing your own career possibilities, Sedgwick is...
POSITION PURPOSE - The Contact Center Supervisor manages a team of 10 - 15 associates in a contact center environment that provides quality customer service to Home Depot associates by resolving concerns regarding order status, deliveries, and inventory levels. Duties may include personnel issues, training, and customer service. Duties include: - Supervising, coaching and providing counsel to con...
Primarily responsible for providing effective account services for all internal and external company customers by utilizing excellent, in-depth knowledge of company products and programs as well as team members within the Customer Service Department. Work with customers and company personnel to provide guidance and resolution of issues as situations arise. · Accurate data entry of all orders in c...
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...
Build Your Future in the Shooting Sports the power of passion ATK Sporting Group is a global manufacturer and marketer of branded consumer products. Our brands include iconic names such as a Bushnell, Bolle, Butler Creek, Gold Tip, Hoppe’s, Primos, Serengeti, Uncle Mike’s, BLACKHAWK! and Champion. Our product lines enhance the enjoyment of every outdoor pursuit. We constantly explore emerging te...
Description DISH's 11 U.S.-based Customer Service Centers provide award-winning service to millions of customers throughout the nation. Customer and Technical Service representatives act as excellent information resources for billing, programming and troubleshooting questions including suggesting ways for existing customers to get the most value and enjoyment from their DISH experience. Requirem...
Job Overview: The Physician Relations Representative is field based and is responsible for maintaining effective relationships with all facets of the provider community. The position is responsible for provider education, facilitation and resolution of complex, urgent problems. In addition, the Provider Relations Representative ensures compliance with Federal and State guidelines pertaining to ne...
You're ambitious and confident, ready for a challenge and looking for the right opportunity. You want a career with a company that enables you to achieve your highest potential while rewarding you for your efforts. Ameriprise Auto & Home Insurance is a division of Ameriprise Financial, a FORTUNE 500 ® company, and one of the fastest growing insurance companies in the country. Through our exclusive...
UTC Aerospace Systems is one of the world's largest suppliers of technologically advanced aerospace and defense products. We design, manufacture and service systems and components and provide integrated solutions for commercial, regional, business and military aircraft, helicopters and other platforms. We are also a major supplier to international space programs. In 2012, UTC Aerospace Systems wa...
HOUSTONINTERNATIONALINSURANCEGROUP Underwriting Assistant, Medical Professional or Property & Casualty Insurance About Us: Houston International Insurance Group (HIIG) is an insurance company comprised of multiple Insurance companies and a premier Underwriting facility, based in Houston, Texas. Join us if you have initiative and like a growing and changing environment. Job Requirements: Requi...
Do you enjoy talking on the phone? Do you have a pleasant and professional voice? Do you have a friendly personality? No sales involved - Simply set sales appointments! You will receive great training for 3 weeks -earning $10/hr PLUS $100-$200/week training bonuses! Upon completion of training program: *get a raise to $11/hr base (up to $12/hr with perfect attendance) *Earn $25,000 to $45,000 Inco...
Account Representative - Consumer Sales Greater Sacramento Area, CA Momentum Advertising is pioneering, hard-working, and looking for Account Representatives just like us. Throughout our history, we've helped people like you connect with training, technology, and opportunities to grow. How much can we accomplish together? It's ridiculous. Join us as a ACCOUNT REPRESENTATIVE! Momentum Advertisi...
Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation's largest and most respected health care management companies, operating through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 65,000 employees. The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase health care properties in rapidly gr...
Inside Sales Reps With NO Cold Calling! Universal Marketing Group LLC. (UMG) is an extremely fast growing company in Ann Arbor, MI that services many multi-million dollar national direct response campaigns. As a sales driven call center we offer our customers the highest levels of service and present our clients with enhanced profitability. Our staff is comprised of highly trained sales professio...
A growing janitorial supply distributor company is looking for a new team member for customer service support. Summary: This position is primarily responsible for providing customer service support via incoming phone calls. Entering orders in our industry specific software program while maintaining accuracy and/or implementing corrective action as needed. Essential Duties: Core duties and resp...
Telemarketers / Appointment setters We are looking for well-spoken people to set appointments for a Nationally known company selling a health related product. We respond to our direct mail, television campaigns, internet responses and direct call inquires on an immediate basis. We have positions available for Full Time and Part Time 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM Full Time 6:30 PM to 10:00 PM Part Time ...

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