We surveyed 7,760 tellers to better understand the work environment and required skills of a typical teller. Here are the results.
How much intelligence is required as a teller?
Working as a teller typically doesn’t require the use of high levels of intelligence in daily tasks.
Can I learn to become a teller?
A career as a teller typically depends predominantly on qualities you’re born with, with a small aspect of skills you can learn.
Is it easy to get a job as a teller?
It’s typically not very difficult to find a job as a teller. If you’re curious about the numbers, check out the job market for tellers.
Do tellers work full-time or part-time?
63% of tellers work in full-time roles while 37% work part-time.
Is being a teller stressful?
Stress is not uncommon amongst tellers, with daily work sometimes being quite demanding.
Is being organized important as a teller?
Organization is considered a very important trait for tellers, and is critical to success in the field.
How competitive is the workplace for tellers?
Competition at work is not common for tellers.
Does being a teller require frequent time pressure to complete tasks?
Time pressure tends not to be a major contributor of stress for tellers.
Are tellers allowed to express themselves creatively?
Tellers rarely get a chance to express themselves creatively.
Do tellers have control over the direction of their work?
Tellers tend to have a set and inflexible work schedule that they are unable to deviate from too much.
Is being a teller physically demanding?
Work as a tellers is rarely physically demanding, making it a suitable option for those unable to perform physically strenuous tasks.
Are tellers exposed to a wide variety of work?
Tellers tend to have a monotonous work routine, with little variety in their day-to-day tasks.
Does being a teller require attention to detail?
Attention to detail is a vital skill for tellers, as small mistakes can make or break one's ability to succeed in the career.
Does being a good teller require compassion and empathy?
Being compassionate and empathetic is considered helpful to those looking to pursue careers as tellers.