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 1,29095$14.84/hr$11.50/hr$12.81/hr$14.57/hr$16.81/hr$18.83/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Financial Activities8,370$15.10/hr
Professional and Business Services210$18.14/hr
Leisure and HospitalityN/AN/A
Geography EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 150$14.97/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 220$15.30/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State 310$14.21/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 340$14.71/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 360$15.74/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 360$15.15/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 510$14.16/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 540$14.59/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 560$15.69/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 620$14.40/hr-21.3%
Southeast Balance of State 770$15.55/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 880$15.33/hr-14.6%
Southwest Minnesota 890$15.20/hr-8.1%
Central Minnesota 940$15.07/hr-14.6%
Northwest Balance of State 1,130$14.52/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 1,290$14.57/hr-18.6%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 3,380$15.53/hr-2.3%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 4,580$15.48/hrN/A
Minnesota 8,590$15.15/hr-6.7%

Occupations EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Gambling and Sports Book Writers and Runners 940$11.17/hr1.9%
Office Clerks, General 52,080$18.44/hr-2.4%
Counter and Rental Clerks 4,740$14.46/hr1.6%
Cashiers 69,350$12.14/hr-0.4%
Gambling Cage Workers 240$14.05/hr-0.1%
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 29,260$21.54/hr-2.8%
Receptionists and Information Clerks 16,900$14.83/hr5.2%
Brokerage Clerks 2,050$24.24/hr1.6%
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks 5,280$12.76/hr9.5%
Retail Salespersons 84,960$12.72/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.