|Quick Facts: Cashiers|
|2010 Median Pay||
$18,500 per year
$8.89 per hour
|Entry-Level Education||Less than high school|
|Work Experience in a Related Occupation||None|
|On-the-job Training||Short-term on-the-job training|
|Number of Jobs, 2010||3,362,600|
|Job Outlook, 2010-20||7% (Slower than average)|
|Employment Change, 2010-20||250,200|
Cashiers handle payments from customers purchasing goods and services.
Most cashiers work in retail stores. Work hours vary by employer, but cashiers typically must work nights, weekends, and holidays.
Cashiers go through a brief training period when they are hired. There are usually no formal education requirements.
The median hourly wage of cashiers was $8.89 in May 2010.
Employment of cashiers is expected to grow by 7 percent from 2010 to 2020, slower than the average for all occupations. Job prospects should be good.
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