Tellers are responsible for accurately processing routine transactions at a bank. These transactions include cashing checks, depositing money, and collecting loan payments.
Most tellers work in bank branches.
Most tellers have a high school diploma and receive about 1 month of on-the-job training. Some banks do background checks before hiring a new teller.
The median annual wage for tellers was $29,450 in May 2018.
Employment of tellers is projected to decline 8 percent from 2016 to 2026. Online banking and automation technology are expected to continue replacing more job duties that tellers traditionally performed.
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