|Quick Facts: Tellers|
|2010 Median Pay||
$24,100 per year
$11.59 per hour
|Entry-Level Education||High school diploma or equivalent|
|Work Experience in a Related Occupation||None|
|On-the-job Training||Short-term on-the-job training|
|Number of Jobs, 2010||560,000|
|Job Outlook, 2010-20||1% (Little or no change)|
|Employment Change, 2010-20||7,300|
Tellers are responsible for accurately processing routine transactions at a bank. These transactions include cashing checks, depositing money, and collecting loan payments.
Most tellers work in bank branches. About 27 percent of tellers have a part-time schedule.
Most tellers have a high school diploma and get about 1 month of on-the-job training. Some banks do background checks before hiring a new teller.
The median annual wage of tellers was $24,100 in May 2010.
Employment of tellers is projected to experience little or no change, growing 1 percent from 2010 to 2020. However, job prospects are expected to be excellent because many workers leave this occupation.
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