Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2014

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)
3,398,330 0.4 % $9.93 $20,640 0.2 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $7.98 $8.47 $9.16 $10.79 $13.48
Annual Wage (2) $16,610 $17,630 $19,060 $22,440 $28,030


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)
Grocery Stores 835,020 31.96 $10.37 $21,570
Gasoline Stations 583,450 66.54 $9.20 $19,140
Other General Merchandise Stores 407,650 22.83 $10.07 $20,940
Restaurants and Other Eating Places 282,900 2.94 $9.10 $18,920
Department Stores 220,840 15.76 $9.42 $19,590

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 583,450 66.54 $9.20 $19,140
Beer, Wine, and Liquor Stores 74,930 50.84 $9.97 $20,730
Grocery Stores 835,020 31.96 $10.37 $21,570
Other General Merchandise Stores 407,650 22.83 $10.07 $20,940
Specialty Food Stores 47,660 20.98 $9.91 $20,610

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Rail Transportation 50 0.02 $22.23 $46,240
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 970 0.05 $17.82 $37,070
State Government (OES Designation) 6,130 0.28 $16.56 $34,440
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution 1,220 0.31 $15.71 $32,670
Offices of Physicians 970 0.04 $15.17 $31,560


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 374,730 24.78 0.99 $11.28 $23,470
Texas 259,870 23.14 0.92 $9.56 $19,880
Florida 217,060 28.32 1.13 $9.49 $19,740
New York 191,470 21.73 0.86 $10.21 $21,230
Pennsylvania 147,620 26.11 1.04 $9.44 $19,630



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)
Louisiana 71,120 37.12 1.48 $8.89 $18,500
Alabama 68,790 37.03 1.47 $8.88 $18,470
Montana 15,390 34.71 1.38 $10.05 $20,910
New Hampshire 21,740 34.68 1.38 $9.84 $20,470
South Carolina 61,010 32.51 1.29 $8.92 $18,560



Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Washington 66,350 22.89 0.91 $12.64 $26,290
Alaska 6,170 18.98 0.75 $12.10 $25,170
Oregon 37,760 22.43 0.89 $11.52 $23,950
California 374,730 24.78 0.99 $11.28 $23,470
Hawaii 14,180 23.14 0.92 $11.16 $23,210




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-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 104,420 19.37 0.77 $10.63 $22,100
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 94,180 23.22 0.92 $10.49 $21,820
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 82,770 22.06 0.88 $10.55 $21,950
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 59,730 21.01 0.84 $9.70 $20,190
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 52,670 22.06 0.88 $9.33 $19,400
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 51,270 21.56 0.86 $10.61 $22,070
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 44,350 23.82 0.95 $10.10 $21,020
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 42,020 18.77 0.75 $9.56 $19,880
Baltimore-Towson, MD 40,120 31.00 1.23 $9.91 $20,610
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 39,150 21.44 0.85 $10.25 $21,330