Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2015

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)
3,478,420 0.4 % $10.09 $20,990 0.3 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $8.09 $8.65 $9.28 $10.93 $13.52
Annual Wage (2) $16,830 $18,000 $19,310 $22,740 $28,120


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 856,850 32.06 $10.45 $21,730
Gasoline Stations 593,190 66.14 $9.44 $19,640
Other General Merchandise Stores 413,980 22.55 $10.17 $21,150
Restaurants and Other Eating Places 307,070 3.09 $9.36 $19,460
Department Stores 247,730 17.79 $9.57 $19,910

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 593,190 66.14 $9.44 $19,640
Beer, Wine, and Liquor Stores 72,410 47.76 $10.08 $20,970
Grocery Stores 856,850 32.06 $10.45 $21,730
Other General Merchandise Stores 413,980 22.55 $10.17 $21,150
Health and Personal Care Stores 204,570 19.73 $10.39 $21,610

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Rail Transportation 50 0.02 $24.13 $50,180
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 930 0.05 $17.99 $37,410
Natural Gas Distribution 120 0.10 $17.61 $36,630
State Government (OES Designation) 6,910 0.31 $17.00 $35,360
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 1,260 0.32 $15.52 $32,290


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 392,240 25.31 1.00 $11.52 $23,970
Texas 267,070 23.08 0.91 $9.69 $20,160
Florida 226,000 28.52 1.13 $9.61 $19,980
New York 197,890 22.03 0.87 $10.67 $22,200
Pennsylvania 149,030 26.10 1.03 $9.47 $19,700



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)
Alabama 72,170 38.32 1.52 $9.02 $18,760
Louisiana 70,610 36.41 1.44 $8.98 $18,680
New Hampshire 22,570 35.53 1.41 $9.86 $20,510
Montana 15,160 33.90 1.34 $10.23 $21,270
Mississippi 36,300 32.80 1.30 $9.15 $19,030



Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Washington 63,300 21.21 0.84 $12.82 $26,660
Alaska 5,890 18.00 0.71 $12.23 $25,450
Oregon 42,390 24.43 0.97 $11.61 $24,140
California 392,240 25.31 1.00 $11.52 $23,970
Hawaii 14,790 23.85 0.95 $11.31 $23,520




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-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 137,210 21.18 0.84 $10.92 $22,720
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 98,430 23.99 0.95 $10.92 $22,720
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 75,750 21.21 0.84 $10.38 $21,590
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 61,460 20.98 0.83 $9.85 $20,480
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 57,440 23.16 0.92 $9.38 $19,510
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 54,180 22.41 0.89 $10.63 $22,100
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 45,010 19.32 0.77 $9.60 $19,970
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 43,500 23.19 0.92 $10.31 $21,440
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 39,970 30.50 1.21 $11.27 $23,450
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 39,210 29.83 1.18 $10.37 $21,570