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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2020

43-3071 Tellers

Receive and pay out money. Keep records of money and negotiable instruments involved in a financial institution's various transactions.


National estimates for Tellers
Industry profile for Tellers
Geographic profile for Tellers

National estimates for Tellers: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for Tellers:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
423,570 0.9 % $ 15.85 $ 32,960 0.3 %

Percentile wage estimates for Tellers:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 11.86 $ 13.50 $ 15.68 $ 18.17 $ 19.82
Annual Wage (2) $ 24,660 $ 28,080 $ 32,620 $ 37,780 $ 41,220


Industry profile for Tellers: Top

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

Industries with the highest levels of employment in Tellers:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities (5221 and 5223 only) 401,800 19.80 $ 15.83 $ 32,930
Nondepository Credit Intermediation 7,780 1.35 $ 14.84 $ 30,870
Management of Companies and Enterprises 4,760 0.20 $ 16.84 $ 35,020
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities 4,490 0.48 $ 17.24 $ 35,870
Investigation and Security Services 1,670 0.18 $ 15.56 $ 32,370

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in Tellers:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities (5221 and 5223 only) 401,800 19.80 $ 15.83 $ 32,930
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank 350 1.77 $ 18.54 $ 38,560
Nondepository Credit Intermediation 7,780 1.35 $ 14.84 $ 30,870
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities 4,490 0.48 $ 17.24 $ 35,870
Spectator Sports 430 0.39 $ 17.62 $ 36,640

Top paying industries for Tellers:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 180 (7) $ 18.62 $ 38,720
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank 350 1.77 $ 18.54 $ 38,560
Spectator Sports 430 0.39 $ 17.62 $ 36,640
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities 230 0.02 $ 17.58 $ 36,560
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities 4,490 0.48 $ 17.24 $ 35,870


Geographic profile for Tellers: Top

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





States with the highest employment level in Tellers:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 39,420 2.40 0.79 $ 17.44 $ 36,280
Texas 36,460 3.01 0.99 $ 14.90 $ 30,980
Florida 24,010 2.84 0.93 $ 16.83 $ 35,000
New York 22,850 2.63 0.86 $ 16.79 $ 34,920
Pennsylvania 19,340 3.51 1.15 $ 15.40 $ 32,030




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

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
North Dakota 2,140 5.36 1.76 $ 16.19 $ 33,680
West Virginia 3,280 5.04 1.65 $ 13.86 $ 28,820
Oklahoma 7,210 4.61 1.51 $ 12.97 $ 26,970
Montana 2,040 4.49 1.47 $ 15.02 $ 31,250
Nebraska 4,170 4.43 1.45 $ 14.87 $ 30,940




Top paying states for Tellers:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 840 1.22 0.40 $ 18.30 $ 38,060
Rhode Island 1,000 2.25 0.74 $ 18.24 $ 37,940
Washington 9,280 2.91 0.95 $ 17.66 $ 36,740
Massachusetts 9,960 2.97 0.98 $ 17.51 $ 36,420
Hawaii 2,010 3.51 1.15 $ 17.49 $ 36,380





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in Tellers:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 23,970 2.71 0.89 $ 17.19 $ 35,750
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 13,560 2.33 0.76 $ 16.97 $ 35,300
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 12,040 2.76 0.91 $ 16.84 $ 35,020
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 8,360 2.81 0.92 $ 15.03 $ 31,260
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 8,280 3.07 1.01 $ 16.28 $ 33,870
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 8,180 2.28 0.75 $ 16.32 $ 33,950
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 7,530 3.00 0.99 $ 16.34 $ 34,000
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 7,520 2.89 0.95 $ 17.42 $ 36,230
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 6,940 2.98 0.98 $ 17.90 $ 37,230
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 6,040 2.29 0.75 $ 16.04 $ 33,350




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Tellers:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Niles-Benton Harbor, MI 430 7.89 2.59 $ 14.63 $ 30,430
Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA 290 7.50 2.46 $ 15.13 $ 31,460
Parkersburg-Vienna, WV 250 7.30 2.40 $ 12.71 $ 26,430
Texarkana, TX-AR 390 7.12 2.34 $ 14.62 $ 30,410
Johnstown, PA 330 7.05 2.32 $ 15.03 $ 31,270
Wichita Falls, TX 380 7.03 2.31 $ 15.08 $ 31,370
Sheboygan, WI 380 6.66 2.19 $ 13.99 $ 29,090
Manhattan, KS 240 6.58 2.16 $ 13.01 $ 27,060
Ocean City, NJ 230 6.58 2.16 $ 16.31 $ 33,920
Victoria, TX 230 6.36 2.09 $ 13.45 $ 27,980