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Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks in Illinois

Considering a career as a Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerk in Illinois?

12.7% Jobs Projection
$22,980 Median Salary
1,170 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks in Illinois are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks in Illinois is growing faster than average.

  • Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks in Illinois earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks Work in Illinois?

In 2018, there were 7,760 Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks working in the state.

There were 6,410 Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 1,350 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks in IL Employment Trend

The typical state has 3,840 Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks working in it, which means Illinois has more Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks than average.

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks in IL vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Illinois

Jobs for Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks in this state are growing at a rate of 12.7% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 4.4%.

Job Projections for Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks: Nation vs. IL

Illinois Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 1,170 annual job openings, and a total of 7,440 jobs for Illinois Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 40,900 annual jobs and 263,800 total jobs in 2026.

What do Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks Make in Illinois?

In 2018 wages for Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks ranged from $19,070 to $34,400 with $22,980 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $9.17 to $16.54. The median hourly rate was $11.05.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $10.8 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.25.

The median salary in Illinois is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks Earnings: IL vs. National Average

Top Illinois Metros for Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 5,490 $23,710
St. Louis, MO-IL 1,830 $22,710
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL 300 $20,610
Rockford, IL 210 $22,030
Bloomington, IL 210 $20,120
Champaign-Urbana, IL 180 $21,850
Peoria, IL 170 $22,930
Springfield, IL 90 $22,790
Kankakee, IL 90 $21,090
Cape Girardeau, MO-IL 90 $19,920
Decatur, IL 80 $20,590
Danville, IL 60 $21,660

Top States for Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks Employment

View the list below to see where most Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 26,840 $28,340
Texas 22,880 $21,870
Florida 19,640 $23,710
New York 10,550 $27,390
North Carolina 9,080 $21,800
Georgia 8,750 $20,080
Pennsylvania 8,740 $22,160
Illinois 7,760 $22,980
Virginia 7,460 $20,940
Ohio 6,370 $21,410
Colorado 6,050 $26,520
South Carolina 6,020 $21,520
Tennessee 5,940 $21,090
Michigan 5,530 $22,590
Washington 5,520 $27,420
Minnesota 5,200 $24,560
Wisconsin 5,160 $22,330
Nevada 5,110 $31,540
Arizona 5,100 $24,160
Missouri 4,620 $21,780

Below are the states where Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Hawaii $44,790
District of Columbia $33,650
Nevada $31,540
Alaska $29,590
Massachusetts $28,650
California $28,340
Washington $27,420
New York $27,390
Vermont $27,230
Colorado $26,520

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