Entry-Level Bank Teller Salary

Entry-Level Bank Tellers pull down an average of $11.24 per hour. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $2K and $3K, respectively — total cash payment to Entry-Level Bank Tellers can bottom out near $19K or peak near $30K depending on individual performance. The company and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Health benefits are not claimed by all — more than a third lack any form of coverage — but the larger part have medical insurance, and about one-half have dental, too. Female Entry-Level Bank Tellers make up most of the survey respondents at 76 percent. The majority of Entry-Level Bank Tellers claim high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$18,316 - $40,236
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MEDIAN: $24,801
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$9.10 - $13.93
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$18,316 - $40,236  
   
Bonus
$104.10 - $2,022  
Profit Sharing
$200.67 - $3,109  
Commission
$60.00 - $1,500  
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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$18,966 - $30,101  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 285
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$9.10 - $13.93  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.03 - $1.62  
Overtime
$12.06 - $20.56  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$104.10 - $2,022  
   
Commission
$60.00 - $1,500  
Profit Sharing
$200.67 - $3,109  
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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$18,966 - $30,101  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 2,508

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Wells Fargo Bank, Bank of America Corp. (BOFA), The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc., Chase Bank, and Regions Bank are some prominent firms with considerable interest in employing a large team of Entry-Level Bank Tellers. Although the highest salaries can be found at TD Bank, N.A. where median pay is $28K, there is little variation in compensation; paychecks are spread only between $24K and $35K. Other leaders in compensation levels are Bank of America Corp. (BOFA) at $27K, BB&T Corp. at $26K, and Wells Fargo Bank, where Entry-Level Bank Tellers annually earn $25K.

IBC Bank offers the lowest pay in the field with a median salary of just $17K. There's also little variation in pay at the company, with pay ranging from $16K to $25K. First National Bank, The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc., and Federal Credit Union are a few other employers known for handing out relatively lightweight salaries ($18K, $21K, and $21K respectively).

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $23,752

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

For Entry-Level Bank Tellers, working in the bustling city of New York has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Entry-Level Bank Tellers will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+9 percent), Los Angeles (+9 percent), Charleston (+8 percent), and San Antonio (+7 percent). Trailing the national average by 11 percent, Oklahoma City is the market with the smallest paychecks. Workers in Indianapolis and New Orleans earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (10 percent less and 6 percent less, respectively).

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 251 votes.
Less than 1 year
30%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
7%
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Skills That Affect Bank Teller Salaries


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Cash Handling
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Mathematica
▼0%

National Average
$24,000

▼1%

Microsoft Office
▼1%

▼1%

▼2%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 251 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 61%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
no benefits
None: 35%
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