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)

  Employment Average annual openings
  2016 estimate2026 projectionPercent change Labor force exitsOccupation transfersTotal
Alaska 7,1527,206 0.8674 6581,337
United States 3,555,5003,524,900 -0.9332,400 324,400653,740

Job outlook

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

2019 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 11.728.739.77 11.3712.7715.04
Alaska 13.5710.6311.45 12.9714.8317.74
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 13.5810.7711.44 12.6714.8117.92
Fairbanks North Star Borough 14.4811.1912.35 14.1116.5218.62
Balance of State 13.3710.6211.30 12.9414.6117.02

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