Counter and Rental Clerks

General Information

Description

Receive orders, generally in person, for repairs, rentals, and services. May describe available options, compute costs, and accept payment.

Workplace at a Glance

What you can expect to experience while on the job

  • Responsibility
  • Exposure to job hazards
  • Physical activity
  • Decision making
  • Repetitiveness
  • Level of competition
  • Time pressure

Industry areas

  • Real Estate
  • Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing
  • Rental and Leasing Services (5322, 5323, and 5324 only)
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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$27,290

State-by-state Salary

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$31,500
$18,780
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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • High school 55%
  • Bachelor's degree 20%
  • Some college 13%
  • Associate's degree 9%
  • Master's degree 0%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Post baccalaureate 0%
  • Less than high school 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • First professional degree 0%
  • Post-secondary certificate 0%

Knowledge

  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Computers and Electronics
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Mathematics
  • Administration and Management

Skills at a Glance

Skills helpful in this career

  • Verbal skills
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • Math & science skills
  • Technology design & control
  • Leadership
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