Cashiers (41-2011)

Occupation description:  Receive and disburse money in establishments other than financial institutions. May use electronic scanners, cash registers, or related equipment. May process credit or debit card transactions and validate checks. Excludes Gaming Cage Persons and Booth Cashiers (41-2012).

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Employment and Job Openings   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 8,5129,105 7.059 375434
United States 3,424,2003,491,100 2.06,700 145,690152,380

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with very high employment opportunities. Read more.

2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 10.438.248.87 9.7011.3313.83
Alaska 12.979.9110.71 12.1014.4317.58
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 12.6510.0110.68 11.7914.0016.75
Fairbanks North Star Borough 12.7810.1210.80 11.9514.4417.13
Southeast Region 14.219.8010.72 12.7716.9622.11
Balance of State 13.149.7610.59 12.4914.6917.65

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
9,5921,752 18.326.4 20.4
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation4,273
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation0
UI claimants previously working in occupation1,119
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 9,794
Number of job position postings 622
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 15.7

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: No formal educational credential Work experience: None On-the-job training: Short-term on-the-job training