Earnings for Entry-Level Bank Tellers come in at around $11.06 per hour on average. Cash earnings for Entry-Level Bank Tellers — including $2K in bonuses and $3K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $19K to $30K depending on individual performance. The particular firm 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. Although the greater part have medical coverage and half have dental coverage, over a third claim no health benefits at all. Most Entry-Level Bank Tellers survey respondents are women (76 percent). The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$18,261 - $39,045
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$39K
MEDIAN: $24,820
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$8.98 - $13.69
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$18,261 - $39,045  
   
Bonus
$102.59 - $2,004  
Profit Sharing
$193.92 - $3,064  
Commission
$51.82 - $1,487  
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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$18,731 - $29,691  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 325
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$8.98 - $13.69  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.03 - $2.47  
Overtime
$11.18 - $20.55  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$102.59 - $2,004  
   
Commission
$51.82 - $1,487  
Profit Sharing
$193.92 - $3,064  
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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$18,731 - $29,691  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 2,709

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Wells Fargo Bank, Bank of America Corp. (BOFA), The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc., Chase Bank, and Regions Bank are top-notch employers for Entry-Level Bank Tellers in this area. Although TD Bank, N.A. offers the highest salaries (median pay is $28K), survey participants reported a rather limited pay range of $24K to $37K. Those in search of high salaries should also consider Bank of America Corp. (BOFA), BB&T Corp., and SunTrust Banks Inc., top-paying firms where Entry-Level Bank Tellers rake in a solid $26K, $26K, or $25K, respectively.

Entry-Level Bank Tellers will find the worst pay at IBC Bank, where the median salary crawls in at $17K. Furthermore, compensation is curbed at $25K, leaving little room for growth. Others at the bottom of the scale for this job include First National Bank at $18K, Arvest Bank Group at $20K, and The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc., where $21K is the norm.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $23,359

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Surpassing the national average by 14 percent, Entry-Level Bank Tellers in New York receive some of the highest pay in the country. Entry-Level Bank Tellers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Charleston (+10 percent), Los Angeles (+10 percent), Chicago (+8 percent), and San Francisco (+8 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 10 percent south of the national average, can be found in Oklahoma City. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Cleveland and Indianapolis (10 percent lower and 9 percent lower, respectively).

Bank Teller Advice

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 239 votes.
Less than 1 year
32%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
7%
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Skills That Affect Bank Teller Salaries


Sales
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Banking
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Customer Relations
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Accounting
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Computer Service
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Cash Handling
0%

Oral / Verbal Communication
0%

Microsoft Office
0%

Retail
0%

Mathematica
0%

National Average
$23,000

Typing
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Data Entry
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Microsoft Excel
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 239 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 61%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
dental benefits
None: 35%
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