Occupational Employment Statistics


43-3071 Tellers

Receive and pay out money. Keep records of money and negotiable instruments involved in a financial institution's various transactions.

Geography EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Northwest Minnesota 1,030113$14.28/hr$11.03/hr$12.32/hr$13.97/hr$15.73/hr$18.48/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Financial Activities8,140$14.52/hr
Professional and Business Services140$17.67/hr
Education and Health ServicesN/AN/A
Leisure and HospitalityN/AN/A
Geography EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 180$14.19/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 210$14.78/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State 320$13.69/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 380$15.14/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 380$14.25/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 410$14.73/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 500$13.85/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 530$14.84/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 580$14.54/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 600$14.10/hr-21.3%
Southeast Balance of State 770$14.91/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 880$14.71/hr-14.6%
Central Minnesota 980$14.69/hr-14.6%
Northwest Balance of State 1,030$13.84/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 1,030$13.97/hr-18.6%
Southwest Minnesota 1,080$14.66/hr-8.1%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 3,030$14.79/hr-2.3%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 4,240$14.70/hrN/A
Minnesota 8,300$14.57/hr-6.7%

Occupations EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners 510$11.08/hr1.9%
Office Clerks, General 55,140$17.90/hr-2.4%
Counter and Rental Clerks 5,360$13.37/hr1.6%
Cashiers 65,840$11.72/hr-0.4%
Gaming Cage Workers 270$13.93/hr-0.1%
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 31,110$21.43/hr-2.8%
Receptionists and Information Clerks 16,980$14.73/hr5.2%
Brokerage Clerks 2,470$23.88/hr1.6%
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks 5,200$12.10/hr9.5%
Retail Salespersons 87,430$12.38/hr-1.0%

  • Receive checks and cash for deposit, verify amounts, and check accuracy of deposit slips.
  • Enter customers' transactions into computers to record transactions and issue computer-generated receipts.
  • Examine checks for endorsements and to verify other information, such as dates, bank names, identification of the persons receiving payments, and the legality of the documents.
  • Cash checks and pay out money after verifying that signatures are correct, that written and numerical amounts agree, and that accounts have sufficient funds.
  • Monitor bank vaults to ensure cash balances are correct.
  • Answer telephones and assist customers with their questions.
  • Process transactions, such as term deposits, retirement savings plan contributions, automated teller transactions, night deposits, and mail deposits.
  • Explain, promote, or sell products or services, such as travelers' checks, savings bonds, money orders, and cashier's checks, using computerized information about customers to tailor recommendations.
  • Identify transaction mistakes when debits and credits do not balance.
  • Arrange monies received in cash boxes and coin dispensers according to denomination.