The average hourly pay for a Cashier in South Africa is R20.69.
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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.
Popular Employer Salaries for Cashier
The top respondents for the job title Cashier are from the companies Pick 'n Pay, Woolworths and Shoprite Group of Companies. Reported salaries are highest at Woolworths where the average pay is R26.68. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Edcon and Dischem, earning around R22.91 and R21.49, respectively. Shoprite Group of Companies pays the lowest at around R17.49. Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) Corporation and Pick 'n Pay also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying R18.08 and R20.30, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Cashier
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Skills in Cash Handling, Retail and Sales are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Service Metrics.
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 R19.80 based on 141 salaries. An early career Cashier with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R20.59 based on 1,271 salaries. A mid-career Cashier with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R21.64 based on 326 salaries. An experienced Cashier with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R23.91 based on 118 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R21.
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