Entry-Level Bank Teller Salary

Entry-Level Bank Tellers take home an average $11.19 per hour. In the world of Entry-Level Bank Tellers, overall cash earnings stretch from $19K near the bottom to $30K near the top; these packages encompass bonuses that run close to $2K and profit sharing that can (albeit rarely) exceed $14K, along with commissions approaching $1K. The company is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most Entry-Level Bank Tellers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Most Entry-Level Bank Tellers survey respondents are women (76 percent). Health benefits are not claimed by all — over a third lack any form of coverage — but the greater part have medical insurance, and approximately half have dental, too. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$18,219 - $40,359
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MEDIAN: $24,742
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$9.05 - $13.85
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$18,219 - $40,359  
   
Bonus
$102.89 - $2,020  
Profit Sharing
$200.00 - $14,000  
Commission
$67.87 - $1,495  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$18,857 - $29,923  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 284
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$9.05 - $13.85  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.03 - $1.62  
Overtime
$11.80 - $20.46  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$102.89 - $2,020  
   
Commission
$67.87 - $1,495  
Profit Sharing
$200.00 - $14,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$18,857 - $29,923  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 2,505

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Leading companies who hire large numbers of Entry-Level Bank Tellers include Wells Fargo Bank, Bank of America Corp. (BOFA), The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc., Chase Bank, and Regions Bank. Employees at TD Bank, N.A. enjoy the biggest paychecks, and $28K is the median salary. Range in pay, on the other hand, is narrow, with lower figures hovering around $24K and higher ones not far away at only $35K. Other big spenders include Bank of America Corp. (BOFA), BB&T Corp., and Wells Fargo Bank, top-paying firms where Entry-Level Bank Tellers see paychecks nearing $27K, $26K, or $25K.

IBC Bank offers the least pay with a median salary of $17K; furthermore, salaries there max out at only $25K. First National Bank, The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. and Federal Credit Union are three other employers with a reputation for below-average pay, showing salaries around $18K, $21K, and $21K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $23,629

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

New York offers some of the highest pay in the country for Entry-Level Bank Tellers, 21 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Bank Tellers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Houston (+10 percent), Los Angeles (+9 percent), Charleston (+9 percent), and San Antonio (+8 percent). Oklahoma City is the lowest-paying area, 10 percent south of the national average. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Indianapolis (10 percent less) and New Orleans (5 percent less).

Bank Teller Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Bank Teller in Cumming:
"How to have more patience with customer."
Have enough patience to explain customer what is wrong or rules of some transaction .

Bank Teller in Ravenna:
"Love your customers."
First of all be a people person otherwise go elsewhere !! Learn your job ,balance your paperwork and drawer .... Please be a team player ! So important. Adapt to your co-workers and learn the positive from them .Learn from your mistakes and go forward 😊

Bank Teller in Wichita:
"Don't Let Nobody Harass You."
Enjoy your job and do not let any harassment continue until you have a nervous breakdown.

Key Stats for Bank Teller

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 237 votes.
Less than 1 year
31%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
7%
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Skills That Affect Bank Teller Salaries


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Cash Handling
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Microsoft Office
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Mathematica
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National Average
$24,000

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 237 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 61%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
dental benefits
None: 35%
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