Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2018

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 "Gaming Cage Persons and Booth Cashiers" (41-2012).


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
3,635,550 0.6 % $11.17 $23,240 0.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $8.49 $9.34 $10.78 $12.01 $14.47
Annual Wage (2) $17,660 $19,430 $22,430 $24,990 $30,110


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

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

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Food and Beverage Stores (4451 and 4452 only) 910,400 31.14 $11.43 $23,780
General Merchandise Stores 767,330 24.11 $11.08 $23,040
Gasoline Stations 613,080 65.56 $10.53 $21,890
Restaurants and Other Eating Places 337,030 3.15 $10.50 $21,840
Health and Personal Care Stores 199,790 18.75 $11.54 $24,000

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Gasoline Stations 613,080 65.56 $10.53 $21,890
Beer, Wine, and Liquor Stores 71,250 44.67 $11.33 $23,560
Food and Beverage Stores (4451 and 4452 only) 910,400 31.14 $11.43 $23,780
General Merchandise Stores 767,330 24.11 $11.08 $23,040
Health and Personal Care Stores 199,790 18.75 $11.54 $24,000

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 920 0.05 $18.80 $39,100
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 880 0.22 $17.15 $35,660
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 7,320 0.34 $16.97 $35,290
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 22,640 0.41 $14.99 $31,180
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals 40 0.02 $14.48 $30,120


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

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





States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 420,430 24.72 0.98 $13.20 $27,450
Texas 273,590 22.58 0.90 $10.58 $22,000
Florida 242,900 28.22 1.12 $10.51 $21,870
New York 197,490 21.04 0.84 $12.28 $25,540
Pennsylvania 145,340 24.85 0.99 $10.17 $21,160




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

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Mississippi 42,120 37.48 1.49 $9.43 $19,620
Louisiana 70,630 36.91 1.47 $9.51 $19,790
New Hampshire 22,400 34.30 1.37 $10.95 $22,780
Alabama 65,540 33.72 1.34 $9.91 $20,620
South Carolina 66,960 32.47 1.29 $9.69 $20,160




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 7,150 10.04 0.40 $14.28 $29,700
Washington 67,720 20.78 0.83 $14.11 $29,350
Alaska 6,670 21.16 0.84 $13.48 $28,030
California 420,430 24.72 0.98 $13.20 $27,450
Massachusetts 75,960 21.27 0.85 $12.65 $26,310





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

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 198,980 20.95 0.83 $12.16 $25,300
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 143,310 23.42 0.93 $12.91 $26,860
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 105,160 22.65 0.90 $11.41 $23,740
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 83,890 26.76 1.07 $12.09 $25,150
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 71,770 27.71 1.10 $10.54 $21,930
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 69,030 25.73 1.02 $10.21 $21,230
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 68,890 24.18 0.96 $10.70 $22,250
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 68,860 19.30 0.77 $10.73 $22,320
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 64,340 21.57 0.86 $10.52 $21,870
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 57,780 20.94 0.83 $12.53 $26,060