Cashier

Career Overview

Cashiers process payments from customers purchasing goods and services.

Education

Although most jobs for cashiers have no specific education requirements, some employers 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.

Salary Expectations

Low End:
Median:
High End:
$8 /yr
$10 /yr
$14 /yr

Recommended Courses

  • Math
  • English - as much as possible!
  • Communication
References
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook
Explore Careers, Labour Market Information, Government of Canada