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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics

Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2022

43-3071 Tellers

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


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

National estimates for Tellers:

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for Tellers:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
352,440 2.1 % $ 17.69 $ 36,800 0.3 %

Percentile wage estimates for Tellers:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 13.73 $ 14.97 $ 17.49 $ 18.97 $ 22.29
Annual Wage (2) $ 28,570 $ 31,140 $ 36,380 $ 39,450 $ 46,350


Industry profile for Tellers:

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) 336,970 16.64 $ 17.69 $ 36,800
Nondepository Credit Intermediation 4,710 0.76 $ 16.54 $ 34,410
Management of Companies and Enterprises 3,730 0.14 $ 17.51 $ 36,430
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities 3,570 0.35 $ 19.35 $ 40,250
Employment Services 970 0.02 $ 17.57 $ 36,540

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) 336,970 16.64 $ 17.69 $ 36,800
Nondepository Credit Intermediation 4,710 0.76 $ 16.54 $ 34,410
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities 3,570 0.35 $ 19.35 $ 40,250
Management of Companies and Enterprises 3,730 0.14 $ 17.51 $ 36,430
Investigation and Security Services 710 0.08 $ 16.49 $ 34,300

Top paying industries for Tellers:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities 3,570 0.35 $ 19.35 $ 40,250
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 280 0.01 $ 19.22 $ 39,970
Computer Systems Design and Related Services 40 (7) $ 19.04 $ 39,610
Computing Infrastructure Providers, Data Processing, Web Hosting, and Related Services 170 0.04 $ 18.36 $ 38,180
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 60 (7) $ 18.18 $ 37,810


Geographic profile for Tellers:

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.



Map of employment of tellers by state, May 2022


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 27,890 1.58 0.66 $ 20.25 $ 42,120
Texas 27,460 2.11 0.89 $ 16.26 $ 33,820
New York 17,220 1.89 0.79 $ 19.68 $ 40,930
Illinois 16,060 2.73 1.15 $ 18.09 $ 37,630
Ohio 15,390 2.86 1.20 $ 17.34 $ 36,070


Map of location quotient of tellers by state, May 2022


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 2,200 5.44 2.28 $ 18.11 $ 37,670
Mississippi 4,740 4.18 1.76 $ 14.75 $ 30,670
Oklahoma 6,600 4.11 1.72 $ 14.75 $ 30,680
South Dakota 1,770 4.06 1.70 $ 16.34 $ 33,990
Nebraska 3,880 4.00 1.68 $ 16.64 $ 34,620


Map of annual mean wages of tellers by state, May 2022


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 480 0.69 0.29 $ 22.36 $ 46,510
Washington 10,020 2.94 1.23 $ 20.91 $ 43,500
California 27,890 1.58 0.66 $ 20.25 $ 42,120
Connecticut 3,620 2.22 0.93 $ 20.12 $ 41,850
Massachusetts 8,330 2.34 0.98 $ 19.90 $ 41,390



Map of employment of tellers by area, May 2022


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 18,600 2.02 0.85 $ 20.14 $ 41,890
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 10,600 2.40 1.01 $ 19.38 $ 40,300
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 9,590 1.57 0.66 $ 19.97 $ 41,540
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 6,640 1.74 0.73 $ 17.15 $ 35,670
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 6,440 2.11 0.89 $ 16.72 $ 34,780
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 5,630 2.08 0.87 $ 20.15 $ 41,910
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 5,280 1.91 0.80 $ 18.49 $ 38,460
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 4,360 1.60 0.67 $ 17.73 $ 36,870
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 4,360 2.14 0.90 $ 22.36 $ 46,510
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 4,340 1.43 0.60 $ 20.08 $ 41,760


Map of location quotient of tellers by area, May 2022


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)
Johnstown, PA 320 6.58 2.76 $ 15.40 $ 32,030
Sheboygan, WI 370 6.35 2.66 $ 17.96 $ 37,350
Pine Bluff, AR 170 5.80 2.43 $ 16.09 $ 33,460
Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL 310 5.77 2.42 $ 15.35 $ 31,940
Manhattan, KS 210 5.34 2.24 $ 15.07 $ 31,350
Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA 1,320 5.29 2.22 $ 19.83 $ 41,240
Lawton, OK 210 5.19 2.18 $ 14.75 $ 30,680
Ocean City, NJ 200 4.98 2.09 $ 17.42 $ 36,230
Walla Walla, WA 130 4.88 2.05 $ 20.15 $ 41,920
Saginaw, MI 380 4.77 2.00 $ 17.62 $ 36,650