Head Teller Salary

Earnings for Head Tellers in the United States come in at around $13.59 per hour on average. Total incomes of Head Tellers incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $2K from bonuses and close to $2K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $23K and $37K. While career length and the specific company impact pay for this group, geography is the most influential factor. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. The vast majority of Head Tellers (84 percent) who responded to the survey are women. Work is enjoyable for Head Tellers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$23,606 - $39,214

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$11.00 - $16.84

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$23,606 - $39,214  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,825  
Profit Sharing
$198.66 - $2,013  
Commission
$49.66 - $1,409  
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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$23,437 - $37,424  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 273
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$11.00 - $16.84  
   
Overtime
$14.86 - $25.08  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,825  
   
Commission
$49.66 - $1,409  
Profit Sharing
$198.66 - $2,013  
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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$23,437 - $37,424  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 668
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Job Description for Head Teller

Head teller directly serve customers at the counter at banks, while also performing a variety of other duties. Head tellers daily responsibilities include training new hires, managing workflow of subordinates, monitoring cash levels, creating daily reports, organizing incoming and outgoing cash shipments, filling and balancing onsite ATMs, performing teller audits, and handling customer needs. Additional head teller duties may include monitoring the vault, handling the drive-up window, assisting with safe deposit boxes, accounting for the night depository, operating a coin counting machine, and encoding checks. These individuals must rigorously follow their bank’s policies and procedures.

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Head Teller Tasks

  • Handle communication and behavior problems with customers and tellers.
  • Open and close the bank, reconcile accounts, and train staff about security.
  • Supervise, train, evaluate, and mentor bank teller staff.
  • Track key bank and staffing metrics and produce reports.

Common Career Paths for Head Teller


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Head Tellers who transition into a Banking Branch Manager role may receive large pay increases as the latter position pays an average $51K per year.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Head Teller


Head Tellers fill the offices of leading firms TD Bank, N.A., Wells Fargo Bank, Citibank, TD Banknorth, and J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC). Employees at TD Bank, N.A. enjoy the biggest paychecks, and $32K is the median salary. Range in pay, on the other hand, is narrow, with lower figures hovering around $26K and higher ones not far away at only $41K.

Employees at Wells Fargo Bank take home the smallest paychecks, and $29K is the median salary. Furthermore, range in pay is narrow, with salaries starting at $25K and quickly nearing the top at only $35K.

Popular Skills for Head Teller


Head Tellers report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in Operations Management, Banking, Sales, and Cash Handling are correlated to pay that is above average. Those educated in Cash Handling tend to be well versed in Banking and Sales.

Pay by Experience Level for Head Teller

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


Head Tellers do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $28K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $30K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Head Tellers make a median salary of $31K. Ultimately, more time spent in the workforce does seem to translate to bigger paychecks; seasoned veterans with more than 20 years of experience report a median income of $33K.

Pay Difference by Location


For Head Tellers, Tampa provides a pay rate that is 20 percent greater than the national average. Head Tellers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+9 percent), Philadelphia (+9 percent), Hackensack (+4 percent), and Atlanta (+3 percent). In Dallas, salaries are 5 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market.

Head Teller Reviews

What is it like working as a Head Teller?

Head Teller in Oklahoma City:
Pros: I like that when I have ideas about job process or new products, the management team listens and gives real consideration to my ideas.
Cons: Some older technology is still used.

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Experience Affects Head Teller Salaries




National Average
$29,000


Skills That Affect Head Teller Salaries

Operations Management
up arrow 7%

Banking
up arrow 2%

Sales
up arrow 2%

Customer Service
0%

Cash Handling
0%

National Average
$29,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 180 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 14%
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