Information About Tellers

What is this career like?

I worked as a teller at a regional bank for about a year and learned that if you are nice to your teller they can do a lot to help you out.

Training

Tellers need short-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Tellers
Training for Tellers
Percent
Less than High School 2.8
High School 40.3
Some College 33.3
Associates Degree 9.5
Bachelors Degree 12.8
Masters Degree 1.3
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.1

Employment

Represents about 600,000 people in the United States- 0.1% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 37,000 more tellers but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 284,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, tellers make $12.27 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Tellers $9.30 $10.30 $11.80 $13.90 $16.30
Office and administrative support occupations $9.13 $11.40 $15.00 $20.00 $25.90
National Average $8.65 $10.70 $16.50 $26.60 $41.00

Annual Salaries

On average, tellers make $25,510 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Tellers $19,350 $21,450 $24,590 $28,980 $33,900
Office and administrative support occupations $18,980 $23,760 $31,250 $41,590 $53,880
National Average $18,000 $22,380 $34,460 $55,470 $85,280

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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