Cashiers process payments from customers purchasing goods and services.Work Environment
Most cashiers work in retail establishments, such as grocery stores, gasoline stations, and other general merchandise stores.How to Become a Cashier
Cashiers are trained on the job. There are no formal education requirements to become a cashier.Pay
The median hourly wage for cashiers was $12.03 in May 2020.Job Outlook
Employment of cashiers is projected to decline 10 percent from 2020 to 2030.
Despite declining employment, about 546,900 openings for cashiers are projected each year, on average, over the decade. All of those openings are expected to result from the need to replace workers who transfer to other occupations or exit the labor force, such as to retire.State & Area Data
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