Occupational Employment Statistics


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).

Geography EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Northwest Minnesota 7,690625$12.28/hr$10.34/hr$10.90/hr$11.83/hr$13.08/hr$14.94/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Trade, Transportation and Utilities59,810$12.17/hr
Financial ActivitiesN/A$11.42/hr
Professional and Business Services230$13.43/hr
Education and Health Services680$15.25/hr
Leisure and Hospitality6,290$11.75/hr
Other Services260$12.63/hr
Public Administration1,410$12.37/hr
Geography EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 1,410$11.85/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 1,680$11.55/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 1,690$11.04/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State 1,840$11.57/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 2,850$11.62/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 3,030$12.36/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 3,060$12.25/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 3,400$11.71/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 3,500$11.77/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 4,220$11.59/hr-5.0%
Southwest Minnesota 4,510$11.68/hr4.1%
Southeast Balance of State 5,250$12.02/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 6,800$11.76/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 7,630$12.18/hr4.3%
Northwest Minnesota 7,690$11.83/hr-2.9%
Central Minnesota 8,800$12.18/hr4.7%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 36,660$12.38/hr-2.6%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 41,470$12.39/hrN/A
Minnesota 69,350$12.14/hr-0.4%

Occupations EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Counter and Rental Clerks 4,740$14.46/hr1.6%
Tellers 8,590$15.15/hr-6.7%
Postal Service Clerks 1,530$23.01/hr-6.5%

  • Receive payment by cash, check, credit cards, vouchers, or automatic debits.
  • Issue receipts, refunds, credits, or change due to customers.
  • Establish or identify prices of goods, services, or admission, and tabulate bills, using calculators, cash registers, or optical price scanners.
  • Answer customers' questions, and provide information on procedures or policies.
  • Maintain clean and orderly checkout areas and complete other general cleaning duties, such as mopping floors and emptying trash cans.
  • Help customers find the location of products.
  • Answer incoming phone calls.
  • Offer customers carry-out service at the completion of transactions.
  • Maintain clean and orderly checkout areas and complete other general cleaning duties, such as mopping floors and emptying trash cans.
  • Greet customers entering establishments.