Salary Median (2020)


Projected Job Growth (2019-2029)

-10% (decline)


What Cashiers 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.

Other Job Titles Cashiers May Have

Cashier, Checker, Customer Assistant, Sales Associate

How Leaders Describe a Typical Day at Work

Cashier ,


A typical day at work is helping customers find clothes, makeup, and other things.

Cashier ,


I go in and clean up the store, start to greet the customers

Tasks & Responsibilities May Include

  • Receive payment by cash, check, credit cards, vouchers, or automatic debits.
  • Answer customers' questions, and provide information on procedures or policies.
  • Help customers find the location of products.
  • Issue receipts, refunds, credits, or change due to customers.
  • Greet customers entering establishments.

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