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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 Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Northwest Minnesota 6,450195$14.16/hr$11.63/hr$12.89/hr$13.85/hr$14.94/hr$17.13/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Natural Resources and MiningN/AN/A
Trade, Transportation and Utilities53,250$14.43/hr
Financial ActivitiesN/AN/A
Professional and Business Services30$20.69/hr
Education and Health ServicesN/A$12.99/hr
Leisure and Hospitality2,680$14.12/hr
Other Services270$14.89/hr
Public AdministrationN/A$15.74/hr
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 1,340$14.29/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 1,450$14.17/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State 1,700$13.76/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 1,980$14.47/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 2,310$14.00/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 2,620$14.37/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 2,740$14.30/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 3,380$13.84/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 3,410$13.87/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 4,000$13.78/hr-8.8%
Southeast Balance of State 4,430$14.05/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 4,910$13.99/hr-9.5%
Northwest Balance of State 5,450$13.84/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 6,170$14.33/hr-9.6%
Northwest Minnesota 6,450$13.85/hr-8.2%
Central Minnesota 7,840$14.39/hr-9.2%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 28,180$14.70/hr-9.4%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 33,570$14.70/hrN/A
Minnesota 57,760$14.41/hr-9.3%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Tellers 5,930$18.32/hr-12.1%
Fast Food and Counter Workers 53,640$14.74/hr12.4%
Counter and Rental Clerks 3,600$17.87/hr1.0%
Stockers and Order Fillers 41,700$17.46/hr2.9%
Gambling Dealers 1,480$12.81/hr35.1%

  • Keep periodic balance sheets of amounts and numbers of transactions.
  • Weigh items sold by weight to determine prices.
  • Calculate total payments received during a time period, and reconcile this with total sales.
  • Count money in cash drawers at the beginning of shifts to ensure that amounts are correct and that there is adequate change.
  • Receive payment by cash, check, credit cards, vouchers, or automatic debits.
  • Issue trading stamps and redeem food stamps and coupons.
  • Issue receipts, refunds, credits, or change due to customers.
  • Compute and record totals of transactions.
  • Establish or identify prices of goods, services, or admission, and tabulate bills, using calculators, cash registers, or optical price scanners.
  • Compile and maintain non-monetary reports and records.