Tellers

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2019 Workforce
306k
Average Age
35.3
Estimated Job Growth
−15.3%
10-year projection
Average Salary
$26,455
Average Male Salary
$26,938
Average Female Salary
$26,339

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Tellers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Banking & related activities is the industry that employs the most Tellers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Tellers, by average wage, is Agencies, brokerages, and other insurance related activities. Tellers are paid most in River Valley Regional Commission (Outside Muscogee & Chattahoochee Counties) PUMA, GA but are relatively concentrated in Columbiana County PUMA, OH.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$26,455
AVERAGE SALARY
± $1,195

In 2019, Tellers earned an average of $26,455, $29,069 less than than the average national salary of $55,524.

Mail clerks & mail machine operators, except postal service make somewhat more than Tellers while Exercise trainers and group fitness instructors make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Tellers as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.286
WAGE GINI

In 2015, Tellers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.286, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Tellers (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Tellers.

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Spatial Concentration

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Tellers.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Tellers, by number of employees, are Banking & related activities, Savings institutions, including credit unions , and Nondepository credit & related activities.

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Industries by Share

306k
2019 Workforce
± 13,559
1.44%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 6.21%

The number of people employed as Tellers has been growing at a rate of 1.44%, from 301,313 people in 2018 to 305,637 people in 2019.

This graphic shows the share of Tellers employed by various industries. Banking & related activities employs the largest share of Tellers at  79.8%, followed by Savings institutions, including credit unions  with 15.9% and Nondepository credit & related activities with 2.45%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Tellers in the US. The average age of male Tellers in the workforce is 28.6 and of female Tellers is 37, and the most common race/ethnicity for Tellers is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

59k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 5,962
247k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 12,183

80.7% of Tellers are Female, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Tellers.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Tellers
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. White (Hispanic)
  3. Black (Non-Hispanic)

62.3% of Tellers are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 13.5% of Tellers, White (Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Tellers.

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Age by Gender

28.6
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 1.02
37
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 0.748

The median age of Tellers is 35.3, and Male employees are generally 8.37 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Tellers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Tellers is Business but a relatively high number of Tellers hold a major in Human Sciences.

Majors

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Tellers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Tellers need many skills, but most especially Active Listening, Reading Comprehension, and Critical Thinking. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Tellers need more than the average amount of Mathematics, Service Orientation, and Active Listening.

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Projections

Projections on job growth for Tellers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The 10-year national workforce is projected to grow 3.71%, but Tellers are expected to see a growth of −15.3% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow less than the national average.

Job Growth

−15.3%
Estimated Job Growth
10-year Projection
3.71%
National Growth
10-year Projection

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in the number of jobs for Tellers. This profession is expected to grow less than than 3.71%, the average rate of national job growth.

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