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Counter and Rental Clerks

General Information

Description

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

Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Private, for profit87.17%
  2. Self-employed7.02%
  3. State and local government3.02%
  4. Private, not for profit1.80%
  5. Federal government0.40%

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
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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$35,830

State-by-state Salary

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$41,660
$20,730
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Education & Interests

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%

PERSONALITY CHARACTERISTICS

You may find this career fulfilling if you consider yourself to be:

  • Conventional — You have an interest in following procedures and regulations to organize information or data.
  • Enterprising — You have an interest in managing, negotiating and marketing, or leading and advising others.

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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

Knowledge

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

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