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 profit90.98%
  2. Self-employed4.91%
  3. Private, not for profit2.39%
  4. State and local government1.32%
  5. Federal government0.13%

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

$30,870

State-by-state Salary

Gray states indicate no data available

$39,580
$21,320
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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
  • Clerical
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Administration and Management
  • Computers and Electronics

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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