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How Much Does a Hotel Clerk Earn In The United States?

Hotel Clerk Salaries
Updated April 6, 2021
Average Yearly Salary
$20,000
$11,000
$20,000
$37,000
Hotel clerks in the United States make an average salary of $20,614 per year or $9.91 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $11,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $37,000. As most things go, location can be critical. New York, Oregon, Massachusetts, California, and West Virginia provide the highest hotel clerk salaries.
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Where Hotel Clerks Earn The Most

The darker areas on the map show where hotel clerks earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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How Much Do Hotel Clerks Earn In Different Cities?

While a hotel clerk can average a salary of $20,614 per year, or $9.91 per hour, there are many opportunities for hotel clerks to make more. For example, in Mackinac Island, MI you might make $22,344 per year. Other high-paying locations include Mackinaw City, MI, Put-in-Bay, OH and Lithia Springs, GA. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to Mackinac Island, MI where the average starting salary is $14,000. The highest paying states for hotel clerks include New York, Oregon and Massachusetts. Meanwhile, Kentucky, Alabama, and Georgia offer the lowest salaries.
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1. Mackinac Island, MI
$22,344
Avg. Salary
$16k
$27k
2. Mackinaw City, MI
$22,277
Avg. Salary
$16k
$27k
3. Put-in-Bay, OH
$21,936
Avg. Salary
$16k
$27k
4. Lithia Springs, GA
$19,792
Avg. Salary
$16k
$27k

High Paying Hotel Clerk Jobs

Which Companies Pay Hotel Clerks The Most?

If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like Hanson Professional Services and Ruby Receptionists as they offer the highest salaries for hotel clerks.
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$28k
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$17k
$28k
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$17k
$28k
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$17k
$28k
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$17k
$28k

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Hotel Clerk Salary History

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    How Experience Affects Hotel Clerk Salaries

    The salary for a hotel clerk can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

    Recently Added Hotel Clerk Salaries

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    Chippewa Hotel Co., Inc.
    Chippewa Hotel Co., Inc.
    Hotel Clerk
    Hotel Clerk
    Hotel Clerk
    Mackinac Island, MI
    Mackinac Island, MI
    01/15/2017
    01/15/2017
    $19,451
    $19,451
    01/15/2017
    MacKinaw Seasonal Resorts, Inc.
    MacKinaw Seasonal Resorts, Inc.
    Hotel Clerk
    Hotel Clerk
    Hotel Clerk
    Mackinaw City, MI
    Mackinaw City, MI
    01/15/2017
    01/15/2017
    $22,101
    $22,101
    01/15/2017
    MacKinaw Seasonal Resorts, Inc.
    MacKinaw Seasonal Resorts, Inc.
    Hotel Clerk
    Hotel Clerk
    Hotel Clerk
    Mackinaw City, MI
    Mackinaw City, MI
    01/01/2017
    01/01/2017
    $22,101
    $22,101
    01/01/2017
    Murray Hotel, Inc.
    Murray Hotel, Inc.
    Hotel Clerk
    Hotel Clerk
    Hotel Clerk
    Mackinac Island, MI
    Mackinac Island, MI
    01/30/2016
    01/30/2016
    $19,284
    $19,284
    01/30/2016
    Chippewa Properties, Inc.
    Chippewa Properties, Inc.
    Hotel Clerk
    Hotel Clerk
    Hotel Clerk
    Mackinac Island, MI
    Mackinac Island, MI
    01/23/2016
    01/23/2016
    $19,284
    $19,284
    01/23/2016
    MacKinaw Seasonal Resorts, Inc.
    MacKinaw Seasonal Resorts, Inc.
    Hotel Clerk
    Hotel Clerk
    Hotel Clerk
    Mackinaw City, MI
    Mackinaw City, MI
    01/16/2016
    01/16/2016
    $21,830
    $21,830
    01/16/2016
    Islander Inn LLP
    Islander Inn LLP
    Hotel Clerk
    Hotel Clerk
    Hotel Clerk
    Put-in-Bay, OH
    Put-in-Bay, OH
    12/01/2015
    12/01/2015
    $16,905
    $16,905
    12/01/2015
    Islander Inn LLP
    Islander Inn LLP
    Hotel Clerk
    Hotel Clerk
    Hotel Clerk
    Put-in-Bay, OH
    Put-in-Bay, OH
    02/02/2015
    02/02/2015
    $16,905
    $16,905
    02/02/2015
    Murray Hotel, Inc.
    Murray Hotel, Inc.
    Hotel Clerk
    Hotel Clerk
    Hotel Clerk
    Mackinac Island, MI
    Mackinac Island, MI
    01/14/2015
    01/14/2015
    $19,326
    $19,326
    01/14/2015
    Murray Hotel, Inc.
    Murray Hotel, Inc.
    Hotel Clerk
    Hotel Clerk
    Hotel Clerk
    Mackinac Island, MI
    Mackinac Island, MI
    01/13/2015
    01/13/2015
    $19,326
    $19,326
    01/13/2015