Retail cashier or check-out operator
- Maintains transaction records as requested.
- Monitors fuel taken by self-service customers or refuels vehicle if required.
- Debits customer.
- Receives cash, cheque or debit or credit card payment, checks validity of form of payment, gives change and issues receipts for purchase.
- Records cost of each item on cash register or by use of bar code reader and totals the amount to be paid.
Typical Education Level
Level 2 NVQ; GCSE at grades A*-C
Will retirement created job openings
In the UK, 25% in this profession are aged 55 or above.* They will likely retire in the next 10 years, creating a demand for new workers
*This is based on national data
Average annual earnings
The current average wage for retail cashier or check-out operator is £16,224
The number of jobs in the career for the current year is 5,150. Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs.
Over the past year, jobs have been posted for retail cashier or check-out operator roles.
How well does it pay?
Normal pay for this occupation is £16,224 per year. That is about £1,352 per month or £8.32 per hour. New workers generally start on £4,251, while highly experienced workers can earn as much as £17,469
Is it growing or declining?
This career has remained the same over the last 2 years, and is expected to remain the same over the next 4 years. Currently, 5,150 people are employed in the region.