Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2013

41-2011 Cashiers

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. Excludes "Gaming Cage Persons and Booth Cashiers" (41-2012).


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
3,343,470 0.4 % $9.82 $20,420 0.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $7.89 $8.40 $9.12 $10.67 $13.32
Annual Wage (2) $16,420 $17,480 $18,960 $22,190 $27,710


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Grocery Stores 830,750 32.61 $10.27 $21,370
Gasoline Stations 563,330 65.80 $9.10 $18,930
Other General Merchandise Stores 406,360 22.97 $9.92 $20,640
Restaurants and Other Eating Places 260,000 2.80 $8.93 $18,560
Department Stores 194,660 13.95 $9.27 $19,290

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Gasoline Stations 563,330 65.80 $9.10 $18,930
Beer, Wine, and Liquor Stores 75,760 52.30 $9.83 $20,450
Grocery Stores 830,750 32.61 $10.27 $21,370
Other General Merchandise Stores 406,360 22.97 $9.92 $20,640
Specialty Food Stores 47,370 21.21 $9.61 $19,990

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Rail Transportation 60 0.03 $18.27 $37,990
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 910 0.05 $17.83 $37,080
State Government (OES Designation) 6,230 0.28 $15.93 $33,140
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 1,270 0.33 $15.48 $32,190
Depository Credit Intermediation 240 0.01 $15.37 $31,980


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 361,660 24.58 0.97 $11.36 $23,620
Texas 245,500 22.49 0.89 $9.37 $19,490
Florida 209,050 28.05 1.11 $9.38 $19,510
New York 193,340 22.39 0.89 $9.80 $20,380
Pennsylvania 148,640 26.46 1.05 $9.41 $19,570




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Louisiana 70,820 37.56 1.49 $8.87 $18,440
Alabama 67,550 36.63 1.45 $8.74 $18,180
New Hampshire 22,040 35.54 1.41 $9.66 $20,100
Mississippi 36,030 33.25 1.32 $8.98 $18,680
Montana 14,540 33.12 1.31 $9.84 $20,470




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Washington 66,060 23.36 0.93 $12.60 $26,210
Alaska 6,300 19.52 0.77 $11.87 $24,690
California 361,660 24.58 0.97 $11.36 $23,620
Oregon 34,650 21.12 0.84 $11.35 $23,610
Hawaii 14,380 23.88 0.95 $11.17 $23,240





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 108,370 20.67 0.82 $10.15 $21,120
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 91,600 24.75 0.98 $10.46 $21,760
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 89,290 22.46 0.89 $10.79 $22,440
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 54,160 19.64 0.78 $9.40 $19,550
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 52,220 22.63 0.90 $9.32 $19,380
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 51,400 21.71 0.86 $10.52 $21,890
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 43,080 23.41 0.93 $10.24 $21,300
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 41,310 19.22 0.76 $9.45 $19,650
Baltimore-Towson, MD 37,860 29.56 1.17 $10.05 $20,900
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 35,790 29.79 1.18 $10.63 $22,100