Average Cashier Hourly Pay

$9.90
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$193
Bonus
$0
Commission
$204
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for a Cashier is $9.90.
10%
$7.81
MEDIAN
$9.90
90%
$12.88
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Hourly Rate
$8 - $13
Bonus
$2 - $1,212
Profit Sharing
$20 - $1,511
Commission
$0 - $1,015
Total Pay
$16,298 - $27,210
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What Do Cashiers Do?

Cashier Tasks
  • Close and balance cash drawers.
  • Operate cash register to process sales.
  • Bag merchandise and collect money.

Job Satisfaction for Cashier

3.6 out of 5
(5,200)
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The top respondents for the job title Cashier are from the companies Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, The Kroger Company and The Home Depot Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Lowe's Home Improvement Inc. where the average pay is $11.60. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include The Home Depot Inc. and Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, earning around $10.91 and $10.68, respectively. Dollar Tree Stores Inc pays the lowest at around $8.42. Chick-Fil-A Inc and The Kroger Company also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $8.89 and $9.22, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Cashiers?

Skills in Customer Service and Retail are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Relations, Cleaning and Cash Handling.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Cashiers?

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 $9.30 based on 4,296 salaries. An early career Cashier with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $9.77 based on 16,389 salaries. A mid-career Cashier with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $10.23 based on 3,832 salaries. An experienced Cashier with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $10.69 based on 3,230 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $11.
Employees with Cashier in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 20.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (17.6% more) and Chicago, Illinois (8.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (6.9% less), San Antonio, Texas (4.2% less) and Dallas, Texas (4.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 29,365 survey responses.
Entry Level
14.6%
Early Career
55.8%
Mid Career
13.0%
Experienced
11.0%
Late Career
5.5%