$33,221
Avg. Salary
$12.02
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$291

Bonus

$289

Profit Sharing

$0.00

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Head Cashier is $12.02 per hour.

The average pay for a Head Cashier is $33,221 per year.

10%
$9.23
10%
$12.02
50%
$15.32
90%
90%
MEDIAN $12.02
10%
$14k
10%
$33k
50%
$60k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $33,221
$14,203 - $59,852
$14K
$33K
$60K
MEDIAN: $33,221
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90%

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$9.23 - $15.32
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$0$59K
Salary $14,203 - $59,852
Bonus $73.40 - $2,483
Profit Sharing $85.15 - $1,010
Commission $0.00 - $12,020
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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$19,307 - $33,349
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 53
Hourly Data $0$22
Hourly Rate $9.23 - $15.32
Hourly Tips $0.03 - $2.70
Overtime $9.02 - $22.85
Annual Data $0$33K
Bonus $73.40 - $2,483
Commission $0.00 - $12,020
Profit Sharing $85.15 - $1,010
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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$19,307 - $33,349
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,222

Job Description for Head Cashier

Head cashiers are typically responsible for overseeing a team of cashiers in their organization. This often includes training, monitoring, hiring/firing, and assistance with issues that may arise over the course of the cashiers' shifts. Head cashiers must also monitor doors and exits, help prevent loss from theft, and assist customers. In most cases, head cashiers are hired in large business where there are multiple cashiers or checkout lanes available.

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Head Cashier Tasks
  • Provide customer service, ring up items at the cash register, and handle customer payments.
  • Help train new employees how to use the register and the correct procedures to follow.
  • Perform duties such as accessing the cash safe to balance register drawers and voiding mistakes in ringing up items.

Head Cashier Pay By Employer

$0$34K

$23,801

$28,223

$28,781

Sprouts
16 profiles
$25,895

$25,780

$21,501

CVS / Pharmacy
10 profiles
$23,825

$22,601

Common Career Paths for Head Cashier


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Head Cashiers who advance into the role of a Customer Service Manager are fairly uncommon. Customer Service Managers on average earn $46K per year. The most common career progression for Head Cashiers leads to becoming a Retail Store Manager, where average pay is $41K annually. However, many Head Cashiers also opt to become Bank Tellers. Typically, a Bank Teller brings home $22K.

Head Cashier Job Listings

Popular Skills for Head Cashier


Survey results imply that Head Cashiers put a diverse skill set to use. Most notably, skills in Customer Relations, People Management, Customer Service, and Training are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Customer Relationship Management and Operations Management. Most people who know Cash Handling also know Training.

Pay by Experience Level for Head Cashier

Pay by Experience for a Head Cashier has a positive trend. An entry-level Head Cashier with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $23,000 based on 412 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Head Cashier with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $25,000 based on 187 salaries. An experienced Head Cashier which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $27,000 based on 146 salaries. A Head Cashier with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 54 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

-10%

-14%

National Average: $25,401

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Head Cashiers, Sacramento provides a pay rate that is 6 percent greater than the national average. Head Cashiers' salaries are heavily influenced by location — Head Cashiers in Austin bring in salaries that are 21 percent lower than the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Houston and Atlanta (12 percent lower).

Head Cashier Reviews

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

Head Cashier in Burbank:
"High stress, low reward."
Pros: Solving customer service problems.
Cons: Grueling work schedule. no feed-back on my job performance, favoritism in pay and promotions, overwhelming stress from contact with angry customers, pressure to skip breaks

Head Cashier in New Holland:
"Happy Head Cashier."
Pros: I am happy with where I work, my supervisors, and our staff. The store is independently owned by a local family and I worked for the husband at another store. If I have any personal or family needs, the owners work with me and all other staff. My co-workers and customers are great!
Cons: N/A

Head Cashier in Las Vegas:
"Satisfying."
Pros: Helping mentor
Cons: Angry people

Head Cashier in Manteca:
"Convenient, but under paid."
Pros: Close to home.
Cons: Pay is much lower than any other city.

Head Cashier in Raceland:
Pros: Slow paced, get to know other employees well.
Cons: Not very many things to do, not a lot of entertainment.

Head Cashier in Dalton:
Pros: It's the same schedule as my children.
Cons: Does not pay enough.

Head Cashier in Burlington:
"It's okay."
Pros: Work independently.
Cons: Hours are not enough.

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Key Stats for Head Cashier

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 254 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Head Cashier Salaries

▲15%

▲7%

▼0%

National Average
$25,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Head Cashier Salaries


National Average
$25,000


Cash Handling
▼4%


▼4%

Operations Management
▼7%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 254 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 50%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
no benefits
None: 45%