Head Teller Salary

Head Tellers in the United States can expect wages of $13.71 per hour on average. Total cash compensation for Head Tellers runs from around $23K to approximately $38K, including potential for up to $2K each from bonuses and profit sharing, with a few receiving commissions as high as $5K. Earnings for this group are mostly affected by residence, followed by the specific employer and years of experience. Female Head Tellers far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. Work is enjoyable for Head Tellers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$23,705 - $39,195
(Median)
$24K
$31K
$39K
MEDIAN: $30,702
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$10.99 - $16.83
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$23,705 - $39,195  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,949  
Profit Sharing
$201.34 - $1,987  
Commission
$196.27 - $4,872  
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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$23,389 - $37,504  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 278
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.99 - $16.83  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.50  
Overtime
$15.22 - $25.15  
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 - $1,949  
   
Commission
$196.27 - $4,872  
Profit Sharing
$201.34 - $1,987  
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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$23,389 - $37,504  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 693
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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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It's not very common for Head Tellers to move on to become Banking Branch Managers. Average pay for a Banking Branch Manager is $51K annually. Typical career progression for a Head Teller involves becoming an Assistant Branch Manager of Banking or a Personal Banker, roles that pay $9K more and $5K more on average.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Head Teller


Well-known firms with a reputation for hiring numerous Head Tellers include TD Bank, N.A., Wells Fargo Bank, Citibank, TD Banknorth, and J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC). TD Bank, N.A. pays the most with a median salary of $33K, though there is little variation overall ($26K to $41K).

Popular Skills for Head Teller


Head Tellers seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, skills in Operations Management, Office Management, Banking, and Sales are correlated to pay that is above average. Most people experienced in Cash Handling also know 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 with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $29K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $30K. Head Tellers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $31K. In the end, the overall pattern seems to be that more experience generally corresponds to higher pay; a Head Teller with more than 20 years of experience can earn $33K on average.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $29,691

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

With a pay rate for Head Tellers that is 19 percent greater than the national average, Tampa offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Head Tellers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+8 percent), Philadelphia (+8 percent), Houston (+6 percent), and Miami (+4 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Dallas, 6 percent below the national average.

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
$30,000


Skills That Affect Head Teller Salaries

Operations Management
up arrow 7%

Office Management
up arrow 6%

Banking
up arrow 1%

Sales
up arrow 1%

Customer Service
0%

Cash Handling
0%

National Average
$30,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 175 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
medical benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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