Head Cashier Salary

Head Cashiers in the United States can expect wages of $11.71 per hour on average. Lower pay rates hover around $9.01 per hour, and the higher rates verge on $15.03. Total incomes of Head Cashiers incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $3K from bonuses and close to $639 from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $19K and $32K. Earnings for this group are mostly affected by residence, followed by years of experience and the particular employer. Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, just over two-fifths are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by close to one-half and dental insurance is reported by approximately half. Women account for the majority of Head Cashiers who took the survey — 84 percent to be exact. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$14,336 - $56,766
$14K
$32K
$57K
MEDIAN: $32,066
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$9.01 - $15.03
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$15
MEDIAN: $11.71
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$0$56K
Salary $14,336 - $56,766
Bonus $72.72 - $2,859
Profit Sharing $52.12 - $639
Commission $0.00 - $3,758
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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$18,796 - $32,440
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 27
Hourly Data $0$22
Hourly Rate $9.01 - $15.03
Hourly Tips $0.69
Overtime $12.62 - $22.77
Annual Data $0$32K
Bonus $72.72 - $2,859
Commission $0.00 - $3,758
Profit Sharing $52.12 - $639
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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$18,796 - $32,440
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 648

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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

  • Provide customer service, ring up items at the cash register, and handle customer payments.
  • Help train new employees how to use the register and the correct procedures to follow.
  • Perform duties such as accessing the cash safe to balance register drawers and voiding mistakes in ringing up items.

Common Career Paths for Head Cashier


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Head Cashiers sometimes assume positions such as Customer Service Managers. That role pays $46K per year on average. As Head Cashiers progress in their field, many go on to become Retail Store Managers. In fact, this transition is more common than anything else, and pay for the position is usually $41K per year. Another common career choice for Head Cashiers is to move into a Bank Teller role. Typically, Bank Tellers get paid $22K.

Head Cashier Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Head Cashier


Many Head Cashiers can be found at The Home Depot Inc., Lowe's Home Improvement Inc., Lowe's Companies, Inc, CVS / Pharmacy, and Sprouts, firms that are at the top of the field. Although the highest salaries can be found at Lowe's Companies, Inc where median pay is $28K, there is little variation in compensation; paychecks are spread only between $21K and $31K. Soaring salaries can also be found at Lowe's Home Improvement Inc., Sprouts Farmers Market LLC, and Sprouts, where earnings of $28K, $26K, or $25K are standard for Head Cashiers.

Workers also receive paychecks lighter than average at Barnes & Noble, Inc. ($23K), The Home Depot Inc. ($23K), and CVS / Pharmacy ($24K).

Popular Skills for Head Cashier


Head Cashiers generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, skills in Customer Relations, People Management, Customer Service, and Training are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Relationship Management and Operations Management. Those familiar with Cash Handling also tend to know Training.

Pay by Experience Level for Head Cashier

Pay by Experience for a Head Cashier has a positive trend. An entry-level Head Cashier with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $23,000 based on 412 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Head Cashier with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $25,000 based on 187 salaries. An experienced Head Cashier which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $27,000 based on 146 salaries. A Head Cashier with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 54 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $24,775

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

Sacramento is home to an above-average pay rate for Head Cashiers, 6 percent higher than the national average. Head Cashiers in Austin take home the lowest salaries, earning a whopping 21 percent less than the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Houston and Atlanta (12 percent lower).

Head Cashier Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Head Cashier?

Head Cashier in Dalton:
Pros: It's the same schedule as my children.
Cons: Does not pay enough.

Head Cashier in Burlington:
"It's okay."
Pros: Work independently.
Cons: Hours are not enough.

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Key Stats for Head Cashier

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 122 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Head Cashier Salaries

▲18%

▲10%

▲3%

National Average
$25,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Head Cashier Salaries



National Average
$25,000


Cash Handling
▼2%

▼2%

Operations Management
▼5%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 122 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 50%
dental benefits
Dental: 49%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
no benefits
None: 42%
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