The average Customer Service Cashier in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $9.66 per hour. Pay ranges from $7.91 per hour on the low end to $12.57 on the high end. The specific employer is the main element affecting pay for this group — geography and years of experience are driving factors as well. While some workers in this profession — the larger part — do not have any health coverage, over a third do receive medical benefits and just under a third have dental insurance. Female Customer Service Cashiers far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. Most workers in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$10,948 - $39,453
$11K
$24K
$39K
MEDIAN: $24,000
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$7.91 - $12.57
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MEDIAN: $9.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$10,948 - $39,453  
   
Bonus
$20.50 - $1,800  
Profit Sharing
$200.00  
Commission
$0.00 - $402.68  
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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$16,566 - $27,636  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$7.91 - $12.57  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $4.89  
Overtime
$7.12 - $18.98  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$20.50 - $1,800  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $402.68  
Profit Sharing
$200.00  
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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$16,566 - $27,636  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 447

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Job Description for Customer Service Cashier

A customer service cashier typically shares some of the tasks of a regular cashier in a retail environment, but also has added responsibilities related to customer service. They must be good listeners, polite, patient, and not argumentative.

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Customer Service Cashier Tasks

  • Accept customer payment, and answer questions about billing.
  • Organize and clean cashier area.
  • Collect customer information and enter it into the appropriate repository.
  • Answer questions, provide information, and resolve complaints.

Common Career Paths for Customer Service Cashier


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Customer Service Cashiers may progress into high-paying roles like Registered Nurse, where median compensation is $56K annually. Becoming a Cashier is, more often than not, the most common role that Customer Service Cashiers move into when they're ready for the next step in their career. A median salary for a Cashier is $18K. Another frequent advance is for Customer Service Cashiers to assume a Customer Service Representative role; in this role, workers often take home $29K.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Customer Service Cashier


Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, Bed Bath & Beyond Inc, Lowe's Home Improvement Inc., The Kroger Company, and The Home Depot Inc. are all popular places to work. Although the highest salaries can be found at Lowe's Home Improvement Inc. where median pay is $23K, there is little variation in compensation; paychecks are spread only between $17K and $25K. Customer Service Cashiers can also look forward to large paychecks at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc ($23K), Lowe's Companies, Inc ($22K), and Bed Bath & Beyond Inc ($21K).

Also approaching the lower end are McDonald's Corporation at $18K, Speedway SuperAmerica LLC at $18K, and Wegmans Food Markets at $19K.

Popular Skills for Customer Service Cashier


Customer Service Cashiers generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, skills in Cashier, Phone Support, Customer Relations, and Cleaning are correlated to pay that is above average. Those educated in Cash Handling tend to be well versed in Customer Relations.

Pay by Experience Level for Customer Service Cashier

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


For Customer Service Cashiers, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $19K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $21K. Customer Service Cashiers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $21K. After two decades in the workforce, the average Customer Service Cashier generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $23K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $20,304

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

For Customer Service Cashiers, working in the bustling city of Houston has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Customer Service Cashiers will also find cushy salaries in Miami (+2 percent) and Las Vegas (+2 percent). Orlando is the lowest-paying area, 11 percent south of the national average. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are New York (9 percent less) and Dallas (5 percent less).

Customer Service Cashier Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Customer Service Cashier?

Customer Service Cashier in Independence:
"First Impressions Count."
Pros: I love making the Customers feel important and making sure they get what they need before leaving the store. I want my Customers to have a great experience so they will want to return in the future. I also love the fact that they will look for me before checking out because they like the service I offer them.
Cons: The communication is lacking from Management to employees.

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Key Stats for Customer Service Cashier

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 47 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Customer Service Cashier Salaries




National Average
$20,000


Skills That Affect Customer Service Cashier Salaries

Phone Support
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Customer Service
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Cash Handling
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Sales
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Cleaning
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National Average
$20,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 47 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 36%
dental benefits
Dental: 31%
vision benefits
Vision: 27%
dental benefits
None: 58%
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