Salary for Cashiers

Also known as:  Cash Register Operator, Check Out Cashier, Fare Collector, Grocery Checker, Hotel Dining Room Cashier, Snack Bar Cashier, Toll Booth Operator, Toll Collector

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Cashiers work in establishments other than financial institutions and receive, process and disburse currency using a number of digital devices including electronic scanners, cash registers and debit and credit card transmitters. They have superior customer service skills and are able to process a large number of financial transactions on a daily basis with little supervision. They greet customers upon arrival and are able to answer questions concerning both products and pricing. They efficiently process merchandise that has been exchanged or returned and issues receipts, refunds, vouchers and gift cards regularly. A high school diploma is generally required for employment in this professional field.

A Cashier can get a salary between 8000 - 12000 depending on the level of education. Cashiers get an average wage of Nineteen Thousand Eight Hundred dollars per year.

Cashiers receive the highest compensation in Washington, where they can earn an average pay rate of just about $23350. People in this job function are compensated most highly in Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction, which has pay levels, on average, of $29710.

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SALARY TREND
The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 14.26 percent nationwide in that time.
INDUSTRIES
Cashiers tend to make the most in the following industries
Utilities $29,710
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction $29,500
Public Administration $29,090
Health Care and Social Assistance $23,760
Educational Services $23,380
Management of Companies and Enterprises $22,500
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Accommodation and Food Services $18,510
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing $19,080
Manufacturing $19,460
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation $19,580
Other Services (except Public Administration) $19,750
Retail Trade $19,780
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