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Working As A Sales Associate And Cashier

  • 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 Sales Associate And Cashier 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 Sales Associate And Cashier

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
Cashier Operator 1.9 years
Cashier 1.8 years
Front End Cashier 1.8 years
Sales Associate 1.6 years
Cashier Associate 1.5 years
Retail Cashier 1.5 years
Floor Cashier 1.3 years
Seasonal Cashier 0.5 years
Top Careers Before Sales Associate And Cashier
Cashier 30.5%
Server 4.2%
Internship 3.1%
Volunteer 3.1%
Waitress 3.0%
Hostess 2.7%
Assistant 1.7%
Top Careers After Sales Associate And Cashier
Cashier 24.7%
Server 5.8%
Internship 2.7%
Hostess 2.6%
Waitress 2.2%
Teller 1.9%

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Sales Associate And Cashier Demographics

Gender

Female

64.7%

Male

22.0%

Unknown

13.2%
Ethnicity

White

59.2%

Hispanic or Latino

19.0%

Black or African American

12.3%

Asian

6.0%

Unknown

3.5%
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Foreign Languages Spoken

Spanish

74.5%

French

7.0%

Portuguese

1.9%

German

1.6%

Arabic

1.6%

Japanese

1.4%

Russian

1.4%

Chinese

1.3%

Italian

1.3%

Hindi

1.2%

Mandarin

1.1%

Tagalog

1.0%

Korean

0.8%

Vietnamese

0.8%

Cantonese

0.7%

Polish

0.7%

Urdu

0.7%

Hmong

0.4%

Swedish

0.4%

Armenian

0.3%
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Sales Associate And Cashier Education

Schools

University of Phoenix

12.9%

The Academy

9.2%

Miami Dade College

8.2%

Houston Community College

5.1%

Valencia College

5.0%

Ashford University

4.7%

Broward College

4.6%

Northern Virginia Community College

4.6%

Kaplan University

4.4%

Borough of Manhattan Community College of the City University of New York

4.3%

Everest Institute

4.2%

College of Southern Nevada

4.0%

Nassau Community College

3.8%

Florida International University

3.8%

University of North Carolina at Greensboro

3.7%

Essex County College

3.6%

Community College of Philadelphia

3.6%

Empire Beauty School

3.5%

University of Central Florida

3.5%

Monroe College

3.4%
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Majors

Business

17.3%

Nursing

10.0%

Criminal Justice

8.8%

Medical Assisting Services

8.6%

Psychology

8.2%

General Studies

5.8%

Health Care Administration

5.6%

Cosmetology

4.2%

Accounting

4.0%

Biology

3.5%

Liberal Arts

3.4%

Communication

3.4%

Graphic Design

2.8%

Education

2.4%

Computer Science

2.2%

Early Childhood Education

2.1%

Marketing

2.1%

English

1.9%

Pharmacy

1.9%

Kinesiology

1.9%
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Degrees

Other

41.9%

Bachelors

27.9%

Associate

17.8%

Certificate

5.9%

Diploma

2.9%

Masters

2.5%

License

0.9%

Doctorate

0.2%
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Top Skills for A Sales Associate And Cashier

  1. Customer Service
  2. New Merchandise
  3. Sales Floor
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Provided professional and courteous customer service.
  • Increased sales by introducing customers to new merchandise -Enhanced shopping experience by providing helpful, personalized service to each customer
  • Recommended, selected, and located merchandise from stockroom to provide directly to customers as well as replenish sales floor.
  • Stock shelves, racks, cases, bins and tables with incoming merchandise.
  • Prepared and distributed current employee information, policy and procedural manuals and other communications.

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