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Cashier Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$22,000
$19,000
$22,000
$27,000
Cashiers in the United States make an average salary of $23,014 per year or $11.06 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $19,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $27,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Maine, Washington, Vermont, Minnesota, and Massachusetts provide the highest cashier salaries.
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Map of Cashier Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Cashiers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

Average Cashier Salary By Location

While a cashier can average a salary of $23,014 per year, or $11.06 per hour, there are many opportunities for cashiers to make more. For example, in Portland, ME you might make $27,857 per year. Other high-paying locations include Seattle, WA, Richmond, CA and Minneapolis, MN. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to Portland, ME where the average starting salary is $19,000. The highest paying states for cashiers include Maine, Washington and Vermont. Meanwhile, Louisiana, South Carolina, and Mississippi offer the lowest salaries.

City
Average Salary
Portland, ME
Portland, ME
$27,857
$28k
Richmond, CA
Richmond, CA
$26,829
$27k
Rochester, NH
Rochester, NH
$26,180
$26k

High Paying Cashier Jobs

Average Cashier Salary By Company

To earn a high income as a cashier, working for H-E-B or Steven Madden might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like Stop & Shop and Volt Information Sciences report highly competitive salaries for cashiers.

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Cashier Salary History

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    Cashier Salary By Experience Level

    The salary for a cashier can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

    Recently Added Cashier Salaries

    CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
    Cashier
    Cashier
    Needham, MA
    Needham, MA
    10/31/2020
    10/31/2020
    $27,653
    $27,653
    10/31/2020
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    Waltham, MA
    Waltham, MA
    10/31/2020
    10/31/2020
    $32,349
    $32,349
    10/31/2020
    Cashier
    Cashier
    Providence, RI
    Providence, RI
    10/31/2020
    10/31/2020
    $22,435
    $22,435
    10/31/2020
    Cashier
    Cashier
    Manchester, NH
    Manchester, NH
    10/31/2020
    10/31/2020
    $31,305
    $31,305
    10/31/2020
    Cashier
    Cashier
    Sedona, AZ
    Sedona, AZ
    10/31/2020
    10/31/2020
    $31,305
    $31,305
    10/31/2020
    Cashier
    Cashier
    Troy, MI
    Troy, MI
    10/31/2020
    10/31/2020
    $25,044
    $25,044
    10/31/2020
    Cashier
    Cashier
    Pennsauken, NJ
    Pennsauken, NJ
    10/31/2020
    10/31/2020
    $23,479
    $23,479
    10/31/2020
    Cashier
    Cashier
    Philadelphia, PA
    Philadelphia, PA
    10/31/2020
    10/31/2020
    $20,870
    $20,870
    10/31/2020
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    Tacoma Goodwill
    Cashier
    Cashier
    Cashier
    Shelton, CT
    Shelton, CT
    10/30/2020
    10/30/2020
    $28,175
    $28,175
    10/30/2020
    Cashier
    Cashier
    Hammond, IN
    Hammond, IN
    10/30/2020
    10/30/2020
    $28,175
    $28,175
    10/30/2020