Cashier earnings by seniority

90th percentile

Top-level cashier earnings begin at:

$14.36 per hour

$29,860 per year

75th percentile

Senior-level cashier earnings begin at:

$13.87 per hour

$28,840 per year

50th percentile

Mid-level cashier earnings begin at:

$11.37 per hour

$23,650 per year

25th percentile

Junior-level cashier earnings begin at:

$11.03 per hour

$22,940 per year

10th percentile

Starting level cashier earnings begin at:

$10.78 per hour

$22,410 per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Cashier salary by state

State Name Average Salary
District of Columbia $31,230
Washington $30,500
California $29,920
Massachusetts $29,860
Colorado $29,350
New York $29,280
Alaska $29,210
Hawaii $29,080
Oregon $29,080
North Dakota $28,880
Arizona $28,820
Connecticut $28,700
Maine $28,650
Vermont $28,580
New Jersey $28,560
Rhode Island $28,500
Minnesota $28,290
Maryland $27,960
Illinois $27,030
New Hampshire $24,150
Delaware $23,940
Wisconsin $23,940
Utah $23,870
Nebraska $23,740
Virgin Islands, U.S. $23,670
Michigan $23,650
Iowa $23,450
New Mexico $23,360
Missouri $23,310
Arkansas $23,300
Montana $23,300
Wyoming $23,240
Virginia $23,200
Idaho $23,190
South Dakota $23,150
Nevada $23,020
Indiana $23,000
Florida $22,970
Texas $22,970
Pennsylvania $22,930
Ohio $22,790
Kansas $22,740
Tennessee $22,730
North Carolina $22,680
Oklahoma $22,680
Kentucky $22,540
South Carolina $22,530
Alabama $22,380
Georgia $22,290
West Virginia $22,160
Louisiana $20,490
Guam $19,240
Mississippi $18,580
Puerto Rico $17,850

How do cashier salaries compare to similar careers?

Cashiers earn 12% less than similar careers in Michigan. On average, they make less than food servers but more than amusement attendants.

Career Median Salary
Food server salary $29K
Professional painter salary $30K
Sewing machine operator salary $30K
Florist salary $30K
Housekeeper salary $29K
Cashier salary $24K
Amusement attendant salary $23K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)