Career Profiles and Employment Projections
Counter and Rental Clerks: Jobs, Career, Salary and Education Information
Counter and Rental Clerks
What Counter and rental clerks Do
Receive orders, generally in person, for repairs, rentals, and services. May describe available options, compute cost, and accept payment. Excludes Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop, Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks, Order Clerks, and Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks.
Counter and rental clerk Salaries
- 2014 employment: 442,100
- May 2015 median annual wage: $24,440
Job Outlook for Counter and rental clerks
Projected employment change, 2014–24:
- Number of new jobs: 16,300
- Growth rate: 4 percent (Slower than average)
How to Become a Counter or rental clerk
Education and training:
- Typical entry-level education: No formal educational credential
- Work experience in a related occupation: None
- Typical on-the-job training: Short-term on-the-job training
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*Some content used by permission of the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor.