Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks (43-4081)

Occupation description:  Accommodate hotel, motel, and resort patrons by registering and assigning rooms to guests, issuing room keys or cards, transmitting and receiving messages, keeping records of occupied rooms and guests' accounts, making and confirming reservations, and presenting statements to and collecting payments from departing guests.

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Employment and Job Openings

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 9491,021 7.67 5158
United States 243,200265,100 9.02,190 12,58014,770

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with very high employment opportunities. Read more.


2015 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 10.878.218.92 10.1111.8814.81
Alaska 12.629.5410.54 12.2114.1316.44
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 12.229.3210.26 11.9213.8515.31
Fairbanks North Star Borough 13.679.5411.81 13.4114.8718.44
Southeast Region 12.699.8010.84 12.4414.1016.08
Balance of State 12.399.6810.44 11.7213.8216.06

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
1,367502 36.723.6 16.3
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation448
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation0
UI claimants previously working in occupation173
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 1,806
Number of job position postings 217
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 8.3

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: High school diploma or equivalent Work experience: None On-the-job training: Short-term on-the-job training