Head Cashier Salary (United States)

Head Cashiers in the United States pull down an average of $10.55 per hour. Pay starts at $8.09 per hour and can approach $14.38 on the higher side. Overall cash income ranges from $15,753 near the bottom to $46,152) near the top; it includes potential earnings of $1,010 from bonuses and $981.3584833485638 from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Earnings for this group are mostly affected by the particular firm, followed by career length and geography. Although 43 percent lack health benefits of any kind, more than half do enjoy medical insurance, and 44 percent get dental coverage, too. Men are solidly outnumbered in the field, with women representing 77 percent of workers. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Head Cashier Salary (?
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$15,753 - $46,152
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MEDIAN: $32,069
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Head Cashier Salary (?
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$8.09 - $14.38
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National Salary Data

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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$15,753 - $46,152  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,010  
Profit Sharing
$48.25 - $981  
Commission
$0.00 - $2,043  
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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$17,038 - $31,616  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 30
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.09 - $14.38  
   
Overtime
$11.12 - $22.47  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,010  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $2,043  
Profit Sharing
$48.25 - $981  
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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$17,038 - $31,616  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 646
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Job Description for Head Cashier

Head cashiers are typically responsible for overseeing a team of cashiers in their organization. This often includes training, monitoring, hiring/firing, and assistance with issues that may arise over the course of the cashiers' shifts. Head cashiers must also monitor doors and exits, help prevent loss from theft, and assist customers. In most cases, head cashiers are hired in large business where there are multiple cashiers or checkout lanes available.
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Head Cashier Tasks
  • Perform duties such as accessing the cash safe to balance register drawers and voiding mistakes in ringing up items.
  • Help train new employees how to use the register and the correct procedures to follow.
  • Provide customer service, ring up items at the cash register, and handle customer payments.

Common Career Paths for Head Cashier

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Additional career progression often leads to a hefty increase in pay for Head Cashiers. At the upper end, those who move into a Retail Store Manager role can bring in an extra $17,615 per year. A Bank Teller or a Retail Store Assistant Manager is a typical transition from a Head Cashier role.

Head Cashier Job Listings

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Popular Employer Salaries for Head Cashier

Though highest salaries can be found at Lowe's Companies, Inc—median pay is $28,441—there is little variability in compensation, with paychecks starting at $19,118 and reaching $31K.
Salaries are easily beat at CVS / Pharmacy, where median pay comes to just $21,506, the lowest in the field. What's more, with base pay starting at $16,762 and ending at $28K, range in salary is rather small. Also sliding in at the lower end of the scale are The Home Depot Inc. ($22,788) and Lowe's Home Improvement Inc. ($24,589).

Popular Skills for Head Cashier

Head Cashiers note just a narrow range of job skills. Mastery of Training, Cash Handling, and Customer Service skills often translates to an increase in salary: 8 percent, 5 percent, and 4 percent, respectively. For most people, competency in Cash Handling indicates knowledge of Training.

Pay by Experience Level for Head Cashier

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Head Cashiers do not generally earn higher salaries from more experience in the field—in most many but not all cases, experience is not a driving force behind pay increase. Though starting salaries approximate $21K, they climb to $24K after five to 10 years. Those who spend a decent amount of time in this profession—one to two decades—usually make about $24K. As Head Cashiers reach two decades on the job, salary growth continues, albeit at a slower pace, with pay averaging $26K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up 17 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 respondents report one to nine years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

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$23,000
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For Head Cashiers, busy Houston offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 19 percent above the national average.

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Experience Affects Head Cashier Salaries

National Average
$23,000

Skills That Affect Head Cashier Salaries

Customer Service
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National Average
$23,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 126 votes.

Gender

Female
77%
female alumni
 
Male
23%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 52% dental benefits Dental: 44%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 43%
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