Accountable for taking money in the form of cash, check, or credit card from patrons in exchange for food or services. They might greet customers, process returns, address customer reclamations and answer questions about products.
Accurately and efficiently manage cash registers
Take money in the form of cash, check or credit card
Bag or wrap customers’ purchases
Maintain a clean checkout area
Take food stamps or coupons
Answer customer questions and provide information about the store’s procedures and policies
Count how much money is in their register at the beginning and end of their shift
Good communication skills - Highly skilled in answering all questions that customers have
Customer-service skills - Highly skilled in providing prompt and friendly customer service
Integrity - Well versed in performing monetary transactions such as receiving payment and giving change
Patience - Cashiers must be able to remain calm when interacting with customers.
Cashiers in the United States make approximately $8.69 per hour. Pay usually varies between $7.38 per hour and $11.16. Most employers require minimal experience or education for such positions. Some might prefer that you already know about the products they sell, but in most places, previous knowledge isn’t necessary. Employment of cashiers is projected to grow 3 percent from 2012 to 2022.