The estimated total pay for a Teller is $43,029 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $40,586 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $2,443 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.
How accurate is this most likely Total Pay range (base + additional) of $37K-$50K/yr?
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For a Teller in United States
Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Teller in United States. Employers include Renasant, NY SEFCU and BankNewport.
For Teller in United States
|4||Bank of the West||$42,176|
|7||Bank of Hawaii||$41,830|
|9||Citicapital Commercial Corp||$41,544|
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|Wells Fargo Teller salaries - 4,567 salaries reported||$19/hr|
|Bank of America Teller salaries - 2,136 salaries reported||$19/hr|
|Chase Teller salaries - 683 salaries reported||$18/hr|
|PNC Financial Services Group Teller salaries - 456 salaries reported||$18/hr|
|TD Teller salaries - 403 salaries reported||$18/hr|
|U.S. Bank Teller salaries - 386 salaries reported||$19/hr|
|TD Teller I salaries - 363 salaries reported||$19/hr|
|JPMorgan Chase & Co Teller salaries - 332 salaries reported||$19/hr|
|Citi Teller salaries - 266 salaries reported||$19/hr|
|Bank of America Teller I salaries - 159 salaries reported||$19/hr|
|KeyBank Teller salaries - 158 salaries reported||$18/hr|
|U.S. Bank Teller I salaries - 157 salaries reported||$19/hr|
|Regions Financial Teller salaries - 154 salaries reported||$17/hr|
|Huntington National Bank Teller salaries - 150 salaries reported||$18/hr|
|Capital One Teller salaries - 146 salaries reported||$19/hr|
|America First Credit Union Teller salaries - 142 salaries reported||$17/hr|
|BB&T Teller salaries - 135 salaries reported||$17/hr|
|Citizens Teller salaries - 132 salaries reported||$19/hr|
|SunTrust Teller salaries - 120 salaries reported||$19/hr|
|Santander Teller salaries - 113 salaries reported||$18/hr|
For a Teller in United States
The top 5 paying industries for a Teller in United States are Information Technology with a median total pay of $40,442, Manufacturing with a median total pay of $38,947, Management & Consulting with a median total pay of $38,186, Financial Services with a median total pay of $36,968, and Human Resources & Staffing with a median total pay of $36,945.
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What is the pay outlook for Customer Services & Support?
Customer services & support jobs are in increased demand, with general skills offering more options for job-seekers and greater compensation for job seekers with higher education and specialized skills. To remain competitive, job seekers should consider specialization as well as obtaining industry-specific certifications.
The average salary for a Teller is $43,029 per year in United States. Salaries estimates are based on 20753 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Teller employees in United States.
The highest salary for a Teller in United States is $49,946 per year.
The lowest salary for a Teller in United States is $37,237 per year.
If you are thinking of becoming a Teller or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Teller.
Teller roles provide a professional working environment with opportunities for mobility without high barriers to entry. While pay is modest, it rises as individuals exit to related roles including that of sales representative or loan officer. Tellers working in urban regions, as well as tellers working for large and profitable banks, are typically paid higher salaries than tellers working for rural or smaller banks.
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Tellers anonymously reviewed their jobs on Glassdoor, and 69% describe themselves as satisfied with their annual salaries. Banking skills, experience, and advanced education all impact the salary an average teller earns, and they have the opportunity to earn an extra $2,443.04 each year.
The average professional who follows the teller career path earns a salary between $32,729.38 and $57,076.76, with a median salary of $40,585.97 annually. Completing a bachelor's degree, mastering banking industry skills, and gaining experience in the role can impact tellers' salaries throughout their careers. Senior or lead teller is the next seniority level up and pays a higher annual salary.
Effective communication, relationship building, and sales skills are all vital components in your career as a teller, and they'll help you earn a higher salary over time. As you progress and start solidifying client relationships, you should get better at working with customers, understanding their needs, and offering solid solutions using knowledge of banking products and services. The better you are at these skills, the higher your earning potential. Annual salary also increases with education and experience. A high school diploma is the minimal education required for most entry-level positions, but you can score a higher-paying role by completing your bachelor's or master's degree in finance or a related field.
Build trust and credibility as a professional, and you'll have the bargaining power to earn a higher salary when considering a raise or looking for a new teller job. If you've received a job offer, set your target salary within 15 to 20% of the employer's given range, make a record of your successes, and let them know how you excel in the role. This isn't the time to hold back; show proof of prior successes in banking, customer service, and the financial industry as a whole. If you're new to the field, a part-time or remote position could help boost your bargaining power.