The average hourly pay for a Cashier in Canada is C$11.86.
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Job Description for Cashier
A Cashier is an employee who operates a cash drawer by taking orders of customers and handling store receipts and money. Typically, a Cashier will be working a regular 8-hour workday. After clocking in, a Cashier's day begins. For most of the day, a Cashier will be stationed inside the employer's building at a particular cash register, the contents of which will be the Cashier's cash drawer. The cash drawer will be filled at the beginning of the day with a set amount of cash consisting of vari…Read more
- Close and balance cash drawers.
- Operate cash register to process sales.
- Bag merchandise and collect money.
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Popular Employer Salaries for Cashier
The top respondents for the job title Cashier are from the companies Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, Shoppers Drug Mart Inc. and Loblaw's. Reported salaries are highest at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc where the average pay is C$12.42. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include The Home Depot Inc. and Loblaw's, earning around C$12.12 and C$12.11, respectively. No Frills pays the lowest at around C$11.42. Tim Hortons Inc and Sobeys also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying C$11.52 and C$11.67, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Cashier
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Skills in Cash Handling, Customer Service and Customer Relations are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Cleaning and Sales.
Pay by Experience Level for Cashier
An entry-level Cashier with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$11.47 based on 464 salaries. An early career Cashier with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$11.69 based on 1,737 salaries. A mid-career Cashier with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$12.63 based on 416 salaries. An experienced Cashier with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$13.39 based on 290 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$13.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Cashier in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 10.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Edmonton, Alberta (8.5% more) and Toronto, Ontario (0.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Winnipeg, Manitoba (4.5% less), Vancouver, British Columbia (2.4% less) and Ottawa, Ontario (1.3% less).
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