Retail Cashier Salary (United States)

A Retail Cashier earns an average wage of $8.46 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Retail Cashier Total Pay (?
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$14,168 - $42,228
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MEDIAN: $22,000
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Retail Cashier Total Pay (?
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$7.38 - $11.15
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National Salary Data

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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$14,168 - $42,228  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $664  
Profit Sharing
$30.41 - $1,208  
Commission
$0.00 - $4,950  
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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$15,401 - $24,197  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,550
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$7.38 - $11.15  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.06 - $3.24  
Overtime
$4.61 - $18.70  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$0.00 - $664  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $4,950  
Profit Sharing
$30.41 - $1,208  
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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$15,401 - $24,197  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,550
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Job Description for Retail Cashier

A retail cashier is an individual who typically works for a store or restaurant. Retail cashiers are responsible for working the cash register and ringing up customers' orders. They must be able to manage and understand how to work a cash register quickly and efficiently without making mistakes. While the job is neither very physically nor mentally demanding, the cashier may be expected to be on his or her feet for long periods of time and must be able to remember how to ring up various items. The retail cashier's work is generally done indoors in a shop or restaurant. The cashier is held accountable to the manager at all times. Often, cashiers will work with many other co-workers in order to ensure the most efficient and best possible experience for the customer.
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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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Pay by Experience Level for Retail Cashier

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

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Gender

Female
74%
female alumni
 
Male
26%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 32% dental benefits Dental: 22%
vision benefits Vision: 16% employee benefits None: 66%
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