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Working As A Cashier Associate

  • Performing for or Working Directly with the Public
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Getting Information
  • Communicating with Persons Outside Organization
  • Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships
  • Outdoors/walking/standing

  • Repetitive

  • $27,000

    Average Salary

What Does A Cashier Associate Do

Cashiers process payments from customers purchasing goods and services.

Duties

Cashiers typically do the following:

  • Greet customers
  • Scan or register customers’ purchases
  • Accept payments from customers and give change and receipts
  • Bag or wrap customers’ purchases
  • Process returns and exchanges of merchandise
  • Answer customers’ questions and provide information about store policies
  • Help customers sign up for store rewards programs or credit cards
  • Count the money in their register at the beginning and end of each shift

In some establishments, cashiers have to check the age of their customers when selling age-restricted products, such as alcohol and tobacco. Some cashiers may have duties not directly related to sales and customer service, such as mopping floors, taking out the trash, and other custodial tasks. Others may stock shelves or mark prices on items.

Cashiers use scanners, registers, or calculators to process payments and returns or exchanges of merchandise.

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How To Become A Cashier Associate

Cashiers are trained on the job. There are no formal education requirements to become a cashier.

Education

Although most jobs for cashiers have no specific education requirements, some employers may prefer applicants with a high school diploma or equivalent. Cashiers should have a basic knowledge of mathematics, because they need to be able to make change and count the money in their registers.

Training

Cashiers receive on-the-job training, which may last a few weeks. An experienced worker typically helps new cashiers learn how to operate equipment such as scanners or registers.

Advancement

Working as a cashier is often a steppingstone to other careers in retail. For example, with experience, cashiers may become customer service representatives, retail sales workers, or sales managers.

Important Qualities

Communication skills. Cashiers must pay attention to customers’ questions and explain pricing.

Customer-service skills. Cashiers must be courteous and friendly when helping customers.

Dexterity. Cashiers use their hands to operate registers and scan purchases.

Integrity. Cashiers must calculate payments accurately and be trusted to process customers’ financial information.

Patience. Cashiers must be able to remain calm when interacting with customers.

Physical stamina. Cashiers stand for long periods.

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Average Length of Employment
Head Cashier 2.6 years
Grocery Cashier 2.2 years
Lead Cashier 2.2 years
Cashier Associate 2.0 years
Cashier Operator 1.9 years
Cashier 1.8 years
Front End Cashier 1.8 years
Bookseller/Cashier 1.5 years
Retail Cashier 1.5 years
Floor Cashier 1.3 years
Seasonal Cashier 0.5 years
Top Careers Before Cashier Associate
Cashier 26.7%
Internship 4.5%
Associate 4.5%
Volunteer 4.2%
Server 3.6%
Hostess 3.0%
Waitress 2.6%
Assistant 1.9%
Manager 1.6%
Top Careers After Cashier Associate
Cashier 19.7%
Associate 5.7%
Server 5.7%
Internship 4.1%
Hostess 2.4%
Volunteer 2.3%
Waitress 2.1%

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Top Skills for A Cashier Associate

  1. Customer Service
  2. Process Merchandise Returns
  3. Stock Shelves
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Completed voluntary customer service training to learn ways to enhance customer satisfaction and improve productivity.
  • Receive payments by cash, check, credit cards, vouchers or automatic debit and process merchandise returns and exchanges.
  • Stock shelves, cases and bins, while maintaining neat, attractive conditions and properly signed displays.
  • Perform various job duties around sales floor/stockroom as assigned by supervisors/management.
  • Guaranteed positive customer experiences while processing member orders, collects payment and resolved all customer complaints.

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Cashier Associate Demographics

Gender

Female

60.8%

Male

26.3%

Unknown

12.9%
Ethnicity

White

60.5%

Hispanic or Latino

17.8%

Black or African American

12.0%

Asian

6.2%

Unknown

3.5%
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Foreign Languages Spoken

Spanish

69.9%

French

7.8%

German

3.2%

Italian

2.2%

Russian

1.9%

Japanese

1.9%

Tagalog

1.6%

Mandarin

1.3%

Arabic

1.3%

Cantonese

1.1%

Portuguese

1.1%

Chinese

1.1%

Polish

1.1%

Vietnamese

0.8%

Hindi

0.8%

Dakota

0.8%

Hmong

0.5%

Korean

0.5%

Greek

0.5%

Thai

0.5%
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Cashier Associate Education

Schools

University of Phoenix

15.5%

University of Central Florida

5.7%

Miami Dade College

5.7%

The Academy

5.5%

Kaplan University

5.5%

University of North Carolina at Greensboro

5.1%

Houston Community College

4.9%

Valencia College

4.9%

Liberty University

4.5%

Everest Institute

4.5%

University of North Texas

4.3%

University of South Florida

4.2%

Temple University

4.0%

Florida State University

4.0%

Northern Virginia Community College

3.8%

Pennsylvania State University

3.8%

Broward College

3.6%

Strayer University

3.6%

American InterContinental University

3.6%

Ashford University

3.4%
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Majors

Business

20.2%

Psychology

8.6%

Criminal Justice

8.5%

Medical Assisting Services

7.0%

Nursing

6.7%

Accounting

6.0%

Health Care Administration

5.8%

General Studies

5.5%

Liberal Arts

4.3%

Communication

3.6%

Biology

3.5%

Graphic Design

2.8%

Cosmetology

2.5%

Computer Science

2.5%

Education

2.4%

English

2.3%

Marketing

2.2%

Management

2.0%

Nursing Assistants

2.0%

Kinesiology

1.8%
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Degrees

Other

36.8%

Bachelors

33.5%

Associate

17.4%

Certificate

5.1%

Masters

3.5%

Diploma

2.9%

License

0.7%

Doctorate

0.1%
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