Retail cashiers perform duties like welcoming customers, answering phones, and directing customer inquiries to appropriate parties. They handle cash transactions between customers and retail stores. This involves receiving and processing all payments according to standard procedures. Also, they scan products, maintain scanning equipment, and fix scanning issues. Asides from that, they help with maintaining storefront and retail displays. Furthermore, they complete, process, and maintain applicable paperwork and records. Additionally, they perform periodic audits of cash intake or cash drawers and process receipts and in-store coupons for customers.
To become a retail cashier, you must have at least a high school diploma or its equivalent. You must possess communication, attention to detail, observation, maths, multitasking, and customer service skills. You must have a minimum of six months of experience in a related role. Retail cashiers make an average income of $23,892 per annum. It varies between $19,000 and $31,000.