Cashiers

National Occupation Code (NOC): 6611  ยท  Browse All Occupations

Cashiers operate cash registers, optical price scanners, computers or other equipment to record and accept payment for the purchase of goods, services and admissions. They are employed in stores, restaurants, theatres, recreational and sports establishments, currency exchange booths, government offices, business offices and other service, retail and wholesale establishments.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Box Office Cashier
  • Cafeteria Cashier
  • Car Park Cashier
  • Cashier
  • Cashier-wrapper
  • Casino Cashier
  • Convenience Store Cashier
  • Corner Store Cashier
  • Currency Exchange Cashier
  • Customer Service Cashier
  • Dining Room Cashier
  • Food Store Cashier
  • Front Desk Cashier
  • Grocery Store Cashier
  • Groceteria Cashier
  • Hotel Cashier
  • Money Counter
  • Movie Theatre Cashier
  • Office Cashier
  • Parking Lot Cashier
  • Racetrack Cashier
  • Restaurant Cashier
  • Self-serve Gas Bar Attendant
  • Self-serve Gas Bar Cashier
  • Supermarket Cashier
  • Theatre Cashier
  • Ticket Seller - Cashier
  • Box Office Cashier
  • Cafeteria Cashier
  • Grocery Store Cashier
  • Office Cashier
  • Racetrack Cashier
  • Self-serve Gas Bar Cashier
  • Theatre Cashier

Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for cashiers.

Education Level Median Income
No certificate, diploma or degree $4,893
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate $8,968
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma $13,223
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma $12,670
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level $13,253
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above $12,694
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree $9,116
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Median Income by Gender

The following table details median income by gender for cashiers.

Gender Median Income
Male $9,116
Female $8,200
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Extracted Salary Information (162 samples)

The following salary data has been extracted from job posts indexed on this website over the last year for cashiers.

$20,800.00
Lowest Observed
$67,000.00
Highest Observed
$27,788.00
25th Percentile
$31,837.31
Average
$30,000.00
Median
$35,000.00
75th Percentile

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Regional Employment Participation by Age Group

This chart and accompanying table outlines regional employment participation by age group for cashiers

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 10,665
25 to 34 years 2,100
35 to 44 years 1,710
45 to 54 years 1,830
55 to 64 years 1,285
65 to 74 years 280
75 years and over 40
Total 17,905
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Employment Type

This chart outlines regional employment participation by employment type for cashiers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated employment type, or refer to the table below.

Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 15,820
Part Time 2,300
Total 18,120
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Gender

This chart outlines regional employment participation by gender for cashiers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated gender, or refer to the table below.

Gender Employed Individuals
Male 3,245
Female 14,665
Total 17,905
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Class of Worker

This chart outlines regional employment participation by class of worker for cashiers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 17,570
Self Employed 335
Total 17,905
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Labour Force Status

This chart outlines regional employment participation by labour force status for cashiers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 16,150
Unemployed 1,760
Total 17,905
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Education Level

This chart outlines regional employment participation by education level for cashiers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated education level, or refer to the table below.

Education Level Individuals
No certificate, diploma or degree 3,685
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 8,695
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 285
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 2,430
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 415
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 2,610
Total 18,120
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Required Skills for Cashiers

  • Attention to Detail
  • Customer Service
  • Problem Solving

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