Frequently asked questions

Common questions about being a Teller

Do tellers have to stand up when attending to customers?

This will depend largely on the operational and work processes that are in place in the workplace. Some workplaces will require tellers to stand up while attending to customers, while some do not enforce this. As long as the teller is able to make eye contact with the customer, the teller can sit down while communicating with the customer.

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How can I know if I am being paid fairly as a teller?

If you’re unsure about what salary is appropriate for a teller, visit Indeed's Salary Calculator to get a free, personalized pay range based on your location, industry and experience.

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What skills do I need to work as a teller?

The following skills are required to work as a teller:

  • Basic accounting skills
  • Keeping good attention to detail
  • Have good knowledge and familiarity with specialized financial software
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
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