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

41-2011 Cashiers

Receive and disburse money in establishments other than financial institutions. May use electronic scanners, cash registers, or related equipment. May process credit or debit card transactions and validate checks. Excludes "Gambling Change Persons and Booth Cashiers" (41-2012).


National estimates for Cashiers
Industry profile for Cashiers
Geographic profile for Cashiers

National estimates for Cashiers:

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for Cashiers:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
3,333,100 0.7 % $ 12.36 $ 25,710 0.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for Cashiers:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 9.06 $ 10.25 $ 12.03 $ 13.86 $ 15.69
Annual Wage (2) $ 18,850 $ 21,310 $ 25,020 $ 28,840 $ 32,630


Industry profile for Cashiers:

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

Industries with the highest levels of employment in Cashiers:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Food and Beverage Stores (4451 and 4452 only) 828,510 28.49 $ 12.72 $ 26,450
General Merchandise Stores 727,220 24.29 $ 12.29 $ 25,550
Gasoline Stations 611,800 66.58 $ 11.58 $ 24,080
Restaurants and Other Eating Places 294,340 3.26 $ 11.44 $ 23,800
Health and Personal Care Stores 164,490 17.03 $ 12.90 $ 26,840

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in Cashiers:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Gasoline Stations 611,800 66.58 $ 11.58 $ 24,080
Beer, Wine, and Liquor Stores 72,580 45.98 $ 12.54 $ 26,080
Food and Beverage Stores (4451 and 4452 only) 828,510 28.49 $ 12.72 $ 26,450
General Merchandise Stores 727,220 24.29 $ 12.29 $ 25,550
Home Furnishings Stores 38,420 18.52 $ 12.47 $ 25,940

Top paying industries for Cashiers:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Natural Gas Distribution 140 0.13 $ 20.31 $ 42,240
Federal Executive Branch (OEWS Designation) 940 0.04 $ 19.44 $ 40,430
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 6,850 0.31 $ 18.24 $ 37,930
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 710 0.19 $ 18.07 $ 37,580
Outpatient Care Centers 160 0.02 $ 17.23 $ 35,830


Geographic profile for Cashiers:

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





States with the highest employment level in Cashiers:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 392,230 23.87 1.00 $ 15.17 $ 31,540
Texas 284,990 23.55 0.98 $ 11.44 $ 23,790
Florida 212,600 25.18 1.05 $ 11.62 $ 24,170
New York 177,010 20.37 0.85 $ 14.19 $ 29,510
Illinois 125,420 22.29 0.93 $ 12.31 $ 25,600




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

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Mississippi 37,960 35.25 1.47 $ 10.04 $ 20,880
New Hampshire 20,090 32.43 1.35 $ 11.85 $ 24,640
Louisiana 58,290 32.36 1.35 $ 10.10 $ 21,010
South Carolina 62,810 31.17 1.30 $ 10.78 $ 22,430
Iowa 45,120 30.70 1.28 $ 11.47 $ 23,870




Top paying states for Cashiers:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Washington 58,060 18.17 0.76 $ 15.92 $ 33,110
District of Columbia 6,810 9.90 0.41 $ 15.84 $ 32,940
California 392,230 23.87 1.00 $ 15.17 $ 31,540
Massachusetts 73,730 22.01 0.92 $ 14.45 $ 30,060
Alaska 5,820 19.65 0.82 $ 14.39 $ 29,930





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in Cashiers:

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 171,180 19.38 0.81 $ 14.25 $ 29,640
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 128,880 22.13 0.92 $ 14.82 $ 30,820
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 92,310 21.16 0.88 $ 12.61 $ 26,220
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 78,810 21.96 0.92 $ 11.39 $ 23,680
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 68,550 22.68 0.95 $ 13.22 $ 27,490
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 65,480 24.87 1.04 $ 11.10 $ 23,090
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 64,130 21.60 0.90 $ 11.62 $ 24,160
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 61,300 24.44 1.02 $ 11.76 $ 24,450
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 56,800 21.06 0.88 $ 11.77 $ 24,480
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 52,760 20.28 0.85 $ 14.22 $ 29,580




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

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Jacksonville, NC 2,510 55.11 2.30 $ 10.79 $ 22,450
Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ 2,630 52.16 2.18 $ 12.98 $ 26,990
Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL 2,610 51.04 2.13 $ 12.28 $ 25,530
Hammond, LA 2,130 50.55 2.11 $ 10.08 $ 20,970
Sebring, FL 1,240 50.50 2.11 $ 11.30 $ 23,510
Ocean City, NJ 1,630 46.71 1.95 $ 13.14 $ 27,320
Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC 7,090 45.86 1.91 $ 10.84 $ 22,540
Hattiesburg, MS 2,660 43.73 1.82 $ 9.39 $ 19,530
Grants Pass, OR 1,120 43.03 1.80 $ 13.01 $ 27,060
The Villages, FL 1,290 42.90 1.79 $ 11.56 $ 24,050