|Quick Facts: Tellers|
|2014 Median Pay||
$25,760 per year
$12.38 per hour
|Typical 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, 2014||520,500|
|Job Outlook, 2014-24||-8% (Decline)|
|Employment Change, 2014-24||-40,000|
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 1 in 4 worked part time in 2014.
Most tellers have a high school diploma and receive about 1 month of on-the-job training. Some banks do background checks before hiring a new teller.
The median annual wage for tellers was $25,760 in May 2014.
Employment of tellers is projected to decline 8 percent from 2014 to 2024. Online banking and mobile applications should replace many of the job duties that tellers traditionally performed.
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