The average wage for a Retail Cashier is $9.45 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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$12,164 - $37,095
$12K
$24K
$37K
MEDIAN: $23,990
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$7.75 - $12.47
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MEDIAN: $9.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$13K$26K$39K
Salary
$12,164 - $37,095  
   
Bonus
$2.07 - $1,987  
Profit Sharing
$270.00  
Commission
$0.00 - $1,350  
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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$16,130 - $27,152  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 18
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$7.75 - $12.47  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.18  
Overtime
$4.00 - $20.67  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$2.07 - $1,987  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $1,350  
Profit Sharing
$270.00  
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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$16,130 - $27,152  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 588

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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

  • Accept customer payment, and answer questions about billing.
  • Organize and clean cashier area.
  • Collect customer information and enter it into the appropriate repository.
  • Answer questions, provide information, and resolve complaints.

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Pay by Experience Level for Retail Cashier

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $19,988

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Retail Cashier Reviews

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

Retail Cashier in Pasadena:
"It is challenging, and keeps you on your toes."
Pros: Getting to meet different cultures. There is a wide diversity of people and I love to see what they buy .
Cons: Using paper bags , and people bringing their own bags.

Retail Cashier in Pearl:
"How I went from a teacher to a minimum wage worker."
Pros: The attitudes are great. The people I work for expect a lot so I do best to above and beyond.
Cons: The money. I don't make enough to pay the bills.

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Key Stats for Retail Cashier

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 75 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Retail Cashier Salaries




National Average
$20,000


Skills That Affect Retail Cashier Salaries


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National Average
$20,000




Cleaning
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 75 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 27%
dental benefits
Dental: 21%
vision benefits
Vision: 17%
dental benefits
None: 69%
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