Cashiers

What do they do?

Receive and disburse money in establishments other than financial institutions. May use electronic scanners, cash registers, or related equipment. May process credit or debit card transactions and validate checks.

Also known as:

Cage Cashier, Cashier, Center Aisle Cashier, Central Aisle Cashier, Checker, Customer Assistant, Grocery Clerk, Mutuel Clerk, Sales Associate, Sales Clerk, Toll Collector, Visitor Service Associate

Typical Wages

Annual wages for Cashiers in United States

Projected Growth Rate

Employment of Cashiers is projected to show little or no change from 2016 to 2026.

Projected Employment

No Data Available

Projected Employment Rankings For Virginia:

  • 1.5%

    Percent Change

    Ranks #25 in job growth rate
  • 20,520

    Annual Projected Job Openings

    Ranks #10 in net job growth

Education Level

  • Doctorate or Professional Degree (0.3%)
  • Master's degree (1.7%)
  • Bachelor's degree (9.8%)
  • Associate's degree (7.4%)
  • Some college, no degree (24.7%)
  • High school diploma equivalent (40.5%)
  • Less than high school diploma (15.5%)

Percent of workers in this field

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Knowledge

People in this career often know a lot about:

  • Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.

Abilities

People in this career often have talent in:

  • Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
  • Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Activities: what you might do in a day

People in this career often do these activities:

  • Reconcile records of sales or other financial transactions.
  • Process sales or other transactions.
  • Explain technical product or service information to customers.
  • Answer customer questions about goods or services.
  • Calculate costs of goods or services.
  • Maintain records of sales or other business transactions.

This page includes data from:

O*NET OnLine Career data: O*NET 24.0 Database by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration (“USDOL/ETA”). Used under the CC BY 4.0 license. O*NET® is a trademark of USDOL/ETA

Occupation statistics: USDOL U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Employment Statistics

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