Career Details

Cashier (Utility Company)

Career Overview

Cashiers assist customers by taking their payments. Elizabeth, the cashier featured in the video, works for a utility company. Salaries listed are hourly rates of pay.


A high school diploma or equivalent may be necessary to obtain this position.

Salary Expectations

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

Recommended Courses

  • Math
  • English - as much as possible!
  • Communication
Future Outlook

The job outlook for this position looks very good over the next 10 years, keeping in mind that geographical differences may exist.

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Work Environment

A cashier can work in any business where payments are being made such as a retail or grocery store, utility company, or gas station. This may require night and weekend work, and it may require that a person stand for long periods of time. Also, it is common for cashiers to work part-time.


Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook

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