Customer Service Cashier Salary (United States)

Salaries for Customer Service Cashiers in the United States lie in the neighborhood of $8.84 per hour. The pay spectrum stretches from $7.46 per hour to $12.16. Total cash compensation runs from $12,335 to $42,000, depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $548.1639384739304 and profit sharing that reaches $4,894. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by the particular firm, but experience level and geography are influential factors as well. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, more than half are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by around one third and dental insurance is reported by 26 percent. Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
Customer Service Cashier Salary (?
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$12,335 - $42,000
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MEDIAN: $24,782
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Customer Service Cashier Salary (?
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$7.46 - $12.16
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National Salary Data

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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$12,335 - $42,000  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $548  
Profit Sharing
$10.21 - $4,894  
Commission
$0.00 - $2,750  
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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$15,577 - $27,850  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 39
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$7.46 - $12.16  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.10 - $3.58  
Overtime
$1.51 - $18.93  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$0.00 - $548  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $2,750  
Profit Sharing
$10.21 - $4,894  
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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$15,577 - $27,850  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,143
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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
  • Collect customer information and enter it into the appropriate repository.
  • Answer questions, provide information, and resolve complaints.
  • Accept customer payment, and answer questions about billing.
  • Organize and clean cashier area.

Common Career Paths for Customer Service Cashier

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As Customer Service Cashiers make advancements in their career path, salaries may climb quite a bit. Those in less important roles may make $18,801 less annually than those in higher-end positions, such as Office Manager. Given the $1,640 drop in salary, it may be surprising to find that a Cashier is the most common role for Customer Service Cashiers to subsequently assume on their way up the ladder. Transitioning into a Customer Service Representative role—which pays $9,919 more—is also typical for Customer Service Cashiers, though less common by comparison.

Customer Service Cashier Job Listings

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Popular Employer Salaries for Customer Service Cashier

Although Lowe's Home Improvement Inc. offers the highest salaries in town—median pay is $21,275—workers can only make as much as $26K and scope of pay is rather limited.
The Kroger Company offers the lowest pay in the field with a median salary of just $17,012. There's also little variation in pay at the company, with pay ranging from $15,038 to $23,591. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc and The Home Depot Inc. are other employers with a reputation for below-average pay, showing salaries around $18,966 and $20,576.

Popular Skills for Customer Service Cashier

Survey takers who work as Customer Service Cashiers typically report just a few professional skills. Phone Support is considered a valuable skill and can increase employee pay by 11 percent. Most people familiar with Cash Handling also know Customer Relations.

Pay by Experience Level for Customer Service Cashier

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
In five to 10 years time, starting salaries of $18,068 can reach $19,488. Earnings total $21K after one to two decades. After two decades on the job, Customer Service Cashiers' pay actually begins to decline, averaging $20K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up 13 percent of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise less than five, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining less than 10. Most of the workforce has between one and nine years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

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National Average
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Home to some of the best pay for Customer Service Cashiers, Chicago offers exceptional salaries, 11 percent above the national average. Customer Service Cashiers will also find cushy salaries in Miami (+9 percent) and San Diego (+8 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 4 percent south of the national average, can be found in Orlando.

Customer Service Cashier Reviews

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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Experience Affects Customer Service Cashier Salaries

National Average
$19,000

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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Customer Relations
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Sales
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National Average
$19,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 3 out of 5 based on 184 votes.

Gender

Female
81%
female alumni
 
Male
19%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 32% dental benefits Dental: 26%
vision benefits Vision: 21% employee benefits None: 64%
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