Research Summary. Using a database of 30 million profiles, Zippia estimates demographics and statistics for front desk clerks in the United States. Our estimates are verified against BLS, Census, and current job openings data for accuracy. After extensive research and analysis, Zippia's data science team found that:
- There are over 151,288 front desk clerks currently employed in the United States.
- 75.8% of all front desk clerks are women, while 24.2% are men.
- The average age of an employed front desk clerk is 36 years old.
- The most common ethnicity of front desk clerks is White (51.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (20.3%), Black or African American (10.9%) and Asian (9.4%).
- Front desk clerks are most in-demand in New York, NY.
- San Francisco, CA pays an annual average wage of $33,840, the highest in the US.
- In 2021, women earned 99% of what men earned.
- California is the best state for front desk clerks to live.
- Front desk clerks are 69% more likely to work at private companies in comparison to public companies.
Front Desk Clerk Statistics By Gender
75.8% of front desk clerks are women and 24.2% of front desk clerks are men.
- Female, 75.8%
- Male, 24.2%
Front Desk Clerks By Gender
Gender Pay Gap For Front Desk Clerk
Women Earn 99¢ For Every $1 Earned By Men
Front Desk Clerk Gender Over Time
This data shows how men and women predominate in the front desk clerk position over time.
Front Desk Clerk Gender By Year
Front Desk Clerk Male to Female Ratio
We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, technical service advisor and courtesy associate have the biggest difference in gender.
|Front Desk Clerk||24%||76%|
|Lead Ramp Agent||86%||14%|
|Technical Service Advisor||89%||11%|
Front Desk Clerk Statistics By Race
The most common ethnicity among front desk clerks is White, which makes up 51.7% of all front desk clerks. Comparatively, there are 20.3% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 10.9% of the Black or African American ethnicity.
- White, 51.7%
- Hispanic or Latino, 20.3%
- Black or African American, 10.9%
- Asian, 9.4%
- Unknown, 6.5%
- American Indian and Alaska Native, 1.2%
Front Desk Clerk Race
|Front Desk Clerk Race||Percentages|
|Hispanic or Latino||20.3%|
|Black or African American||10.9%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native||1.2%|
Front Desk Clerk Race And Ethnicity Over Time
Using the Census Bureau data, we found out how the percentage of each ethnic category trended between 2010-2019 among front desk clerks.
- Hispanic or Latino
- Black or African American
Front Desk Clerk Race By Year
|Year||White||Black or African American||Asian||Hispanic or Latino|
Front Desk Clerk Wage Gap By Race
|Black or African American||$26,614|
|Hispanic or Latino||$26,911|
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Average Age of a Front Desk Clerk
We determined the average age of front desk clerks based on ethnicity and gender.
Front Desk Clerk Age By Race
|Race||Male Age||Female Age|
|Black or African American||30.5||33.5|
|Hispanic or Latino||30.5||27|
|American Indian and Alaska Native||42|
Front Desk Clerk Age Breakdown
This chart breaks down the ages of front desk clerk employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of front desk clerks is 40+ years old, which represents 38% of the population.
Front Desk Clerk Age
|Front Desk Clerk Years||Percentages|
Types of Front Desk Clerk Degree Levels
The most common degree for front desk clerks is high school diploma 35% of front desk clerks earn that degree. A close second is bachelor's degree with 26% and rounding it off is associate degree with 22%.
- High School Diploma, 35%
- Bachelors, 26%
- Associate, 22%
- Diploma, 9%
- Other Degrees, 8%
Front Desk Clerks By Education
|Front Desk Clerk Degree||Percentages|
|High School Diploma||35%|
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Front Desk Clerk Wage Gap By Education
|High School Diploma or Less||$26,894|
|Some College/ Associate Degree||$27,267|
Front Desk Clerk Employment Statistics
This section highlights information about where front desk clerks work. We found most front desk clerks work for a private company. In addition, the industry that employs the most front desk clerks is the hospitality industry.
We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire front desk clerks.
< 50 employees
50 - 100 employees
100 - 500 employees
500 - 1,000 employees
1,000 - 10,000 employees
Front Desk Clerk Jobs By Employer Size
|< 50 employees||6%|
|50 - 100 employees||22%|
|100 - 500 employees||19%|
|500 - 1,000 employees||7%|
|1,000 - 10,000 employees||24%|
|> 10,000 employees||22%|
The Types Of Companies Front Desk Clerk Work In
Employees with the front desk clerk job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most front desk clerks prefer to work at private companies over public companies.
Front Desk Clerk Jobs By Sector
Top Industries Hiring Front Desk Clerks
Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ front desk clerks. Those industries include hospitality, health care and retail.
Front Desk Clerk Industry Statistics
Front Desk Clerk Turnover And Employment Statistics
Front Desk Clerk Unemployment Rate Over Time
The Bureau of Labor Statistics came in clutch when it came down to figuring out how the unemployment rate has changed over time. Between 2008 and 2018, this is how the number of front desk clerks changed.
- Unemployment rate
Front Desk Clerk Unemployment Rate By Year
|Year||Front Desk Clerk Unemployment Rate|
The Average Number of Years That Front Desk Clerk Stay in a Job
By looking over 81,854 front desk clerks resumes, we figured out that the average front desk clerk enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 37%.
Less than one year
Front Desk Clerk Tenure
|Number or Years||Percentages|
|Less than 1 year||36%|
Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Front Desk Clerks with Other Job Titles
After finding the gender ratio, we wondered if the percentages of LGBT persons were different as well. Using the data below, you can see how other job titles compare to front desk clerks.
|Job Title||LGBT||Job Openings|
|Front Desk Clerk||12.65%||-|
Front Desk Clerk LGBT Demographics
|Profession||Percentages of LGBT||Job Openings|
Foreign Languages Spoken By Front Desk Clerks
The most common foreign language among front desk clerks is Spanish at 71.7%. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is French at 5.6% and German is the third-most popular at 2.6%.
- Spanish, 71.7%
- French, 5.6%
- German, 2.6%
- Japanese, 2.2%
- Portuguese, 2.1%
- Other, 15.8%
Front Desk Clerk Languages Spoken