Retail Cashier Salary

The average wage for a Retail Cashier is $8.58 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
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$15,513 - $37,313

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$7.43 - $11.56

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$13K$26K$39K
Salary
$15,513 - $37,313  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $497.02  
Profit Sharing
$30.20 - $1,838  
Commission
$0.00 - $2,545  
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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$15,521 - $25,004  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 15
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$6$12$18
Hourly Rate
$7.43 - $11.56  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.09 - $8.77  
Overtime
$3.00 - $17.74  
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$12K$24K$36K
Bonus
$0.00 - $497.02  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $2,545  
Profit Sharing
$30.20 - $1,838  
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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$15,521 - $25,004  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 882
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Job Description for Retail Cashier

A retail cashier operates a cash register at a retail store. Under the supervision of a store manager, a retail cashier will provide customer service to customers by completing all assigned tasks with great attention to detail and timeliness. This individual might have the responsibility of promoting company programs, including loyalty participation, warranty sales, and credit card enrollment. Therefore, this person may need to maintain awareness of current promotions and advertisements. The responsibilities of this position can include greeting patrons, answering phone calls, following policies and procedures, researching special-order products, and stocking different goods. This individual can be expected to assist with tagging, cleaning, stocking items. The individual is often expected to be a team player.

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Retail 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.

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Experience Affects Retail Cashier Salaries




National Average
$18,000


Skills That Affect Retail Cashier Salaries

Customer Service
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Retail
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Computer Service
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Cash Handling
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Customer Relations
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Sales
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National Average
$18,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 169 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 33% dental benefits Dental: 24%
vision benefits Vision: 18% employee benefits None: 65%
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