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Job Description of an Administrative Cashier

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An administrative cashier works in a retail environment handling clerical duties, as well as totalling customer bills and collecting payments.

Educational Requirements

Although most of these occupations require no specific education, full-time applicants are preferred to have a high school diploma or GED.


Almost all of these occupations are trained on-the-job whether or not they have previous experience, as most businesses have different procedures and systems used to maintain retail sales.


Under the direction of a supervisor or manager, these occupations include answering phones, scheduling customer appointments, reconciling customer bills and collecting payments from customers.

Job Outlook

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports cashier occupations will decline 10 percent between 2020 and 2030, which is lower than the average of all occupations. This is due to increasing popularity of purchasing goods online, as well as continued growth of retailers using self-service checkout systems.

Average Salary

The Bureau of Labor Statistics also reports a national median wage of $12.03 per hour in May of 2020.

Cashiers salary

  • Top 10% Annual Salary: More than $32,650 ($15.70/hour)
  • Median Annual Salary: $25,020 ($12.03/hour)
  • Bottom 10% Annual Salary: Less than $18,860 ($9.07/hour)

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