Training Requirements for Tellers

Tellers need a high school diploma or equivalent and short-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Tellers
Percent
Less than High School 1.9
High School 34.5
Some College 35.6
Associates Degree 10.7
Bachelors Degree 15.1
Masters Degree 1.8
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.5

Employment Outlook for Tellers

This represents about 520,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 40,000 less tellers but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 203,000 more.

Typical Income for Tellers

Hourly Income

On average,tellers make $13.49 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Tellers $10.01 $11.17 $13.11 $15.14 $18.15
Office and administrative support occupations $9.95 $12.39 $16.37 $21.90 $28.46
Financial clerks $10.93 $13.57 $17.23 $21.92 $27.07
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, tellers make $28,060 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Tellers $20,810 $23,230 $27,260 $31,500 $37,760
Office and administrative support occupations $20,700 $25,760 $34,050 $45,550 $59,190
Financial clerks $22,740 $28,220 $35,840 $45,590 $56,310
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

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

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