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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics

Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2023

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)
340,820 2.1 % $ 18.68 $ 38,850 0.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for Tellers:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 14.29 $ 16.81 $ 18.10 $ 21.11 $ 22.57
Annual Wage (2) $ 29,720 $ 34,970 $ 37,640 $ 43,900 $ 46,950


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) 326,620 16.01 $ 18.66 $ 38,820
Management of Companies and Enterprises 3,810 0.14 $ 19.27 $ 40,070
Nondepository Credit Intermediation 3,480 0.63 $ 17.92 $ 37,270
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities 2,840 0.27 $ 19.58 $ 40,720
Investigation and Security Services 1,850 0.19 $ 18.97 $ 39,460

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) 326,620 16.01 $ 18.66 $ 38,820
Nondepository Credit Intermediation 3,480 0.63 $ 17.92 $ 37,270
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities 2,840 0.27 $ 19.58 $ 40,720
Investigation and Security Services 1,850 0.19 $ 18.97 $ 39,460
Management of Companies and Enterprises 3,810 0.14 $ 19.27 $ 40,070

Top paying industries for Tellers:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Business Support Services 40 (7) $ 21.63 $ 44,990
Local Government, excluding Schools and Hospitals (OEWS Designation) 210 (7) $ 20.50 $ 42,640
Computer Systems Design and Related Services (8) (8) $ 19.68 $ 40,940
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities 2,840 0.27 $ 19.58 $ 40,720
Insurance Carriers 150 0.01 $ 19.28 $ 40,100


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 2023


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)
Texas 26,030 1.92 0.86 $ 17.36 $ 36,110
California 25,190 1.40 0.63 $ 21.37 $ 44,440
New York 17,720 1.89 0.84 $ 20.01 $ 41,610
Illinois 17,540 2.92 1.30 $ 18.44 $ 38,350
Pennsylvania 15,210 2.56 1.14 $ 17.92 $ 37,270


Map of location quotient of tellers by state, May 2023


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 2,020 4.85 2.16 $ 18.97 $ 39,450
Oklahoma 6,590 3.96 1.76 $ 16.12 $ 33,530
South Dakota 1,760 3.95 1.76 $ 17.46 $ 36,310
West Virginia 2,680 3.89 1.73 $ 15.30 $ 31,820
Kansas 5,440 3.86 1.72 $ 16.50 $ 34,310


Map of annual mean wages of tellers by state, May 2023


Top paying states for Tellers:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Washington 9,830 2.81 1.25 $ 22.81 $ 47,440
Connecticut 3,870 2.33 1.04 $ 21.41 $ 44,530
District of Columbia 720 1.03 0.46 $ 21.37 $ 44,450
California 25,190 1.40 0.63 $ 21.37 $ 44,440
New Jersey 9,130 2.17 0.97 $ 21.07 $ 43,820



Map of employment of tellers by area, May 2023


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 17,300 1.82 0.81 $ 21.30 $ 44,310
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 10,590 2.35 1.05 $ 19.71 $ 40,990
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 9,270 1.50 0.67 $ 21.20 $ 44,100
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 5,850 2.07 0.92 $ 19.71 $ 40,990
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 5,740 1.45 0.64 $ 18.33 $ 38,120
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 5,550 1.75 0.78 $ 18.10 $ 37,640
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 5,050 1.83 0.81 $ 20.52 $ 42,690
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI 4,570 2.40 1.07 $ 18.87 $ 39,260
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 4,120 1.98 0.88 $ 24.52 $ 51,000
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 4,030 1.43 0.64 $ 18.90 $ 39,300


Map of location quotient of tellers by area, May 2023


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 340 7.03 3.13 $ 15.97 $ 33,220
Carbondale-Marion, IL 360 6.83 3.04 $ 15.86 $ 32,980
Pine Bluff, AR 180 6.35 2.83 $ 16.66 $ 34,640
Sheboygan, WI 360 6.10 2.72 $ 19.04 $ 39,600
Manhattan, KS 220 5.36 2.39 $ 16.18 $ 33,660
Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA 1,300 5.10 2.27 $ 21.30 $ 44,300
Jackson, MI 280 4.96 2.21 $ 17.50 $ 36,400
Walla Walla, WA 130 4.89 2.18 $ 20.90 $ 43,480
Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL 270 4.85 2.16 $ 15.96 $ 33,200
Bellingham, WA 440 4.83 2.15 $ 22.65 $ 47,110