Entry-Level Bank Teller Salary

Entry-Level Bank Tellers pull down an average of $11.16 per hour. In the world of Entry-Level Bank Tellers, total cash compensation can vary between $19K and $30K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $2K and $3K, respectively. The specific employer is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most Entry-Level Bank Tellers survey respondents are women (76 percent). Job satisfaction for Entry-Level Bank Tellers is high. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — over a third lack coverage. On the flip side, the larger part have medical insurance and half receive dental plans. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$18,328 - $39,688
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MEDIAN: $24,726
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$9.06 - $13.76
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$18,328 - $39,688  
   
Bonus
$103.21 - $1,989  
Profit Sharing
$193.92 - $3,077  
Commission
$69.04 - $1,472  
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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$18,889 - $29,744  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 308
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$9.06 - $13.76  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.03 - $1.62  
Overtime
$11.43 - $20.42  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$103.21 - $1,989  
   
Commission
$69.04 - $1,472  
Profit Sharing
$193.92 - $3,077  
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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$18,889 - $29,744  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 2,665

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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. Pay for Entry-Level Bank Tellers is best at TD Bank, N.A., which offers a median salary of $28K. However, the highest reported salaries don't seem to be much higher than the lowest ones; the pay range here runs from $24K to $36K. Other leaders in compensation levels are Bank of America Corp. (BOFA) at $26K, BB&T Corp. at $25K, and SunTrust Banks Inc., where Entry-Level Bank Tellers annually earn $25K.

Pay for Entry-Level Bank Tellers is the lowest at IBC Bank, which has a median salary of $17K. In addition, there's little room to grow there, with salaries maxing out at $25K. Others at the bottom of the scale for this job include First National Bank at $18K, The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. at $21K, and Federal Credit Union, where $21K is the norm.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $23,549

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, 18 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Bank Tellers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Houston (+14 percent), Charleston (+9 percent), Los Angeles (+9 percent), and Boston (+8 percent). The lowest-paying market is Oklahoma City, which sits 10 percent below the national average. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Indianapolis (10 percent lower) and New Orleans (5 percent lower).

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 244 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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▲3%


Accounting
▲2%




Cash Handling
▼0%

Mathematica
▼0%

National Average
$24,000

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 244 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 61%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
dental benefits
None: 35%
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