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Cage Cashier Salary

Median pay for Cage Cashiers in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $11.35 per hour. Compensation ranges from $8.96 per hour on the lower end to $15.82 on the higher end. The vast majority of Cage Cashiers (82 percent) who participated in the survey are women. Job satisfaction for Cage Cashiers is high. While some workers in this profession — more than a third — do not have any health coverage, the greater part do receive medical benefits and more than half have dental insurance. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
$8.96 - $15.82
MEDIAN: $11.00

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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$8.96 - $15.82  
Hourly Tips
$0.31 - $2.92  
$4.90 - $20.22  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
$0.00 - $625  
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).
$18,959 - $34,299  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 105
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Job Description for Cage Cashier

A cage cashier is a specialized type of clerk that works at a casino. The cage cashier will typically have some of the equipment of a regular store cashier, such as a cash drawer and computerized point of sale register. However, there are many aspects of the job that are unique to casinos.


Cage Cashier Tasks

  • Accurately track and balance available cash and chips, communicating problems or low supplies.
  • Issue chips and tokens in exchange for a variety of currencies.
  • Redeem chips and token for clients, tracking all outgoing money.
  • Communicate with customers, answering questions and providing guidance.

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Just a handful of professional skills are reported by Cage Cashiers who took the survey. Customer Service and Cash Handling are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Skills that pay less than market rate include Cash Handling. It is not unusual for someone who knows Cash Handling to be familiar with Customer Service as well.

Pay by Experience Level for Cage Cashier

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $24K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $27K. Cage Cashiers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $26K. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $30K.

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Experience Affects Cage Cashier Salaries

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National Average

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Skills That Affect Cage Cashier Salaries

Customer Service
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National Average

Cash Handling
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.


82 %
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 61% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 35%