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Cashiers - 41-2011.00

O*NET-SOC 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.

Sample of Reported Job Titles

  • Cashier
  • Center Aisle Cashier
  • Central Aisle Cashier
  • Checker
  • Customer Assistant
  • Sales Associate
  • Toll Collector

SOC Occupation Groups

41-0000 Sales and Related Occupations
41-2000 Retail Sales Workers
41-2010 Cashiers
41-2011.00 Cashiers

Related Occupations


  • Answer customers' questions, and provide information on procedures or policies.
  • Answer incoming phone calls.
  • Assist customers by providing information and resolving their complaints.
  • Assist with duties in other areas of the store, such as monitoring fitting rooms or bagging and carrying out customers' items.
  • Bag, box, wrap, or gift-wrap merchandise, and prepare packages for shipment.
  • Calculate total payments received during a time period, and reconcile this with total sales.
  • Cash checks for customers.
  • Compile and maintain non-monetary reports and records.
  • Compute and record totals of transactions.
  • Count money in cash drawers at the beginning of shifts to ensure that amounts are correct and that there is adequate change.
  • Establish or identify prices of goods, services, or admission, and tabulate bills, using calculators, cash registers, or optical price scanners.
  • Greet customers entering establishments.
  • Help customers find the location of products.
  • Issue receipts, refunds, credits, or change due to customers.
  • Issue trading stamps, and redeem food stamps and coupons.
  • Keep periodic balance sheets of amounts and numbers of transactions.
  • Maintain clean and orderly checkout areas, and complete other general cleaning duties, such as mopping floors and emptying trash cans.
  • Monitor checkout stations to ensure they have adequate cash available and are staffed appropriately.
  • Offer customers carry-out service at the completion of transactions.
  • Pay company bills by cash, vouchers, or checks.
  • Post charges against guests' or patients' accounts.
  • Process merchandise returns and exchanges.
  • Receive payment by cash, check, credit cards, vouchers, or automatic debits.
  • Request information or assistance, using paging systems.
  • Sell tickets and other items to customers.
  • Sort, count, and wrap currency and coins.
  • Stock shelves, sort and reshelve returned items, and mark prices on items and shelves.
  • Supervise others and provide on-the-job training.
  • Weigh items sold by weight to determine prices.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Answer customer questions about goods or services.
  • Answer telephones to direct calls or provide information.
  • Assist customers to ensure comfort or safety.
  • Calculate costs of goods or services.
  • Calculate weights, volumes or other characteristics of materials.
  • Clean work areas.
  • Communicate with other workers to coordinate activities.
  • Explain technical product or service information to customers.
  • Greet customers, patrons, or visitors.
  • Issue money, credit, or vouchers.
  • Maintain records of sales or other business transactions.
  • Monitor sales activities.
  • Package objects for shipping.
  • Pay charges, fees, or taxes.
  • Prepare cash for deposit or disbursement.
  • Prepare outgoing shipments.
  • Process sales or other transactions.
  • Provide customers with general information or assistance.
  • Reconcile records of sales or other financial transactions.
  • Record sales or transactions data.
  • Sell products or services.
  • Stock products or parts.
  • Supervise sales or support personnel.
  • Train sales personnel.

Military Crosswalk Titles

  • Financial Management and Comptroller (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Financial Management and Comptroller Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Financial Management and Comptroller Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Financial Management and Comptroller Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Financial Management and Comptroller Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Financial Management and Comptroller Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Hospitality Specialist (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS) Officer (Marine Corps - Warrant Officer only)
  • Marine Corps Community Services Marine (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Mess Treasurer/Caterer (Navy - Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
  • Retail Operator (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Retail Services Specialist (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Services (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Services Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Services Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Services Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Services Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Services Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Ship Store Officer (Navy - Commissioned or Warrant Officer)

Apprenticeship Crosswalk Titles

No information available.

DOT Crosswalk Titles

  • Auction Clerk
  • Cashier II
  • Cashier, Courtesy Booth
  • Cashier, Tube Room
  • Cashier-Checker
  • Cashier-Wrapper
  • Check Cashier
  • Drivers'-Cash Clerk
  • Food Checker
  • Information Clerk-Cashier
  • Money Counter
  • Parimutuel-Ticket Cashier
  • Parimutuel-Ticket Seller
  • Paymaster of Purses
  • Sheet Writer
  • Teller
  • Ticket Seller
  • Toll Collector