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)

  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.

2017 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 13.8910.2711.62 13.5215.5818.43
Alaska 14.4910.0212.18 14.2616.7919.14
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 13.4910.0110.02 13.2115.8318.12
Fairbanks North Star Borough 14.8612.6313.28 14.3515.6718.41
Southeast Region 15.3212.7013.56 15.0017.1418.65
Balance of State 17.8413.2714.69 17.7521.2623.34

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
1,339141 10.513.6 9.0
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation527
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation31
UI claimants previously working in occupation108
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 1,136
Number of job position postings 258
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 4.4

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

University of Alaska Southeast, Juneau   (Juneau)
Financial Institutions OEC