|Quick Facts: Cashiers|
$18,500 per year
$8.89 per hour
|Less than high school|
|Short-term on-the-job training|
|7% (Slower than average)|
Cashiers handle payments from customers purchasing goods and services.
Most cashiers work in retail stores. Work hours vary by employer, but cashiers typically must work nights, weekends, and holidays.
Cashiers go through a brief training period when they are hired. There are usually no formal education requirements.
The median hourly wage of cashiers was $8.89 in May 2010.
Employment of cashiers is expected to grow by 7 percent from 2010 to 2020, slower than the average for all occupations. Job prospects should be good.
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