Tellers (43-3071)

Occupation description:  Receive and pay out money. Keep records of money and negotiable instruments involved in a financial institution's various transactions.

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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 1,1551,173 1.62 4647
United States 520,500480,500 -7.70 20,36020,360

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 13.4910.0111.17 13.1115.1418.15
Alaska 13.819.7611.27 13.5115.4218.79
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 12.609.759.76 12.0814.4317.01
Fairbanks North Star Borough 14.5612.5213.11 14.1115.2818.08
Southeast Region 15.2812.5313.26 14.4817.0219.30
Balance of State 16.9712.9213.97 16.3820.0322.50

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
1,440173 12.013.9 9.6
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation500
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation44
UI claimants previously working in occupation113
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 1,047
Number of job position postings 264
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 4.0

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

Education: High school diploma or equivalent Work experience: None On-the-job training: Short-term on-the-job training

Training Resources

University of Alaska Fairbanks, CTC   (Fairbanks)
Financial Services Rep OEC