There are currently an estimated 3,555,500 cashiers in the United States. The cashier job market is expected to shrink by -0.9% between 2016 and 2026.

How employable are cashiers?

CareerExplorer rates cashiers with a C employability rating, meaning this career should provide moderate employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will lose -21,400 cashiers. That number is based on the retirement of 9,200 existing cashiers.

What’s the supply of cashiers?

The cashier industry is concentrated in California, Texas, Florida

Cashier job market by state

State Name Employed Cashiers
California 405,030
Texas 267,540
Florida 244,450
New York 194,300
Pennsylvania 147,200
Illinois 132,460
Ohio 119,860
North Carolina 117,480
Georgia 114,440
Virginia 111,240
New Jersey 95,190
Michigan 92,210
Maryland 79,000
Missouri 77,710
Tennessee 73,340
Massachusetts 72,780
Louisiana 70,510
Alabama 69,760
Indiana 69,460
Washington 66,640
Arizona 66,540
Minnesota 66,230
South Carolina 64,400
Wisconsin 63,560
Colorado 58,910
Kentucky 49,600
Oklahoma 45,220
Oregon 44,270
Iowa 43,300
Connecticut 41,960
Mississippi 38,890
Nevada 34,700
Kansas 34,440
Arkansas 33,750
Puerto Rico 31,960
Utah 28,590
Nebraska 25,450
West Virginia 22,350
New Hampshire 21,870
New Mexico 20,420
Hawaii 16,230
Idaho 16,110
Maine 15,510
Montana 13,990
South Dakota 12,800
Delaware 12,560
Rhode Island 10,510
North Dakota 9,590
Vermont 9,370
District of Columbia 9,320
Wyoming 7,050
Alaska 6,840
Guam 1,820
Virgin Islands 930