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How to become a Cashier

To work as a cashier, the following may be required of you:

  1. Start with a high school diploma or GED. Most employers prefer candidates with this basic qualification but who have the basic skills to excel on the job.
  2. Develop other job skills to work effectively as a cashier. Mathematics skills and computer skills can be useful for a cashier.
  3. Get employment as a cashier to learn more job skills. You can find employment in places like restaurants, pharmacies and grocery stores.
  4. Get additional training and education to advance your cashier career. For example, completing courses on bookkeeping and sales can go a long way to help you attain new and higher positions in the profession.

What skills help Cashiers find jobs?

  • Cashiering
  • Cash Handling
  • Customer Service
  • Retail Sales
  • Basic Math
  • Restaurant Experience
  • Math
  • Communication Skills
  • Food Service
  • Time Management
  • 10 Key Calculator
  • Phone Etiquette

Career progression for Cashier

Education levels for Cashiers

0%0%2%2%96%Doctoral DegreeMaster's DegreeBachelor's DegreeAssociate's DegreeHigh School Diploma or GED

Based on the requirements of Cashier job openings on Indeed in the United States within the last three years.

Expected salary by experience

0-44-88-1212-1616-2020-24Years of experience19k20k20k21k22kAnnual salary in USD

Based on resume data from Indeed users who reported working as a Cashier in the United States within the last three years.

Common qualifications for Cashiers

  • Food Handler Certification
  • TABC Certified
  • Driver's License
  • Bartender License
  • ServSafe
  • AED Certification
  • TIPS
  • RETA Certification
  • CPR Certification
  • First Aid Certification
  • OLCC Service Permit
  • Professional Educator License