Tellers Salary Information

The salary statistics of tellers are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of tellers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The tellers annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. Tellers Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,810
25th Percentile Wage
$23,230
50th Percentile Wage
$27,260
75th Percentile Wage
$31,500
90th Percentile Wage
$37,760

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for tellers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) tellers is $37,760. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $27,260. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20,810. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 81% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of tellers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201627,2603.12%8.51%
201526,4102.46%-
201425,7601.44%-
201325,3901.77%-
201224,940--

Table 2. Tellers Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of tellers in 12 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for tellers occupations is the health care and social assistance sector with an annual salary $34,620. The lowest paying sector is the transportation and warehousing sector (annual salary $21,420).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Health Care and Social Assistance
$34,620
Manufacturing
$33,610
Federal, State, and Local Government
$32,330
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$31,300
Information
$30,660
Educational Services
$29,510
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$28,730
Retail Trade
$27,990
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$27,600
Finance and Insurance
$27,240
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$27,030
Transportation and Warehousing
$21,420

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Tellers by States

From the above tables we note that not only tellers salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of tellers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $18,820 to $32,180. The highest paying state for tellers is Connecticut with a median annual salary of $32,180. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $18,820. For more salary information of tellers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Connecticut
$32,180
District of Columbia
$31,560
Maryland
$30,150
Massachusetts
$29,950
Virginia
$29,690
New Jersey
$29,490
Washington
$29,490
Georgia
$28,900
Florida
$28,890
New York
$28,810
North Dakota
$28,800
North Carolina
$28,780
California
$28,770
New Hampshire
$28,630
Nevada
$28,580
South Carolina
$28,460
Vermont
$28,340
Alaska
$28,110
Arizona
$27,960
Delaware
$27,890
Oregon
$27,520
Rhode Island
$27,480
Colorado
$27,470
Maine
$27,000
Minnesota
$26,680
Illinois
$26,520
Wyoming
$26,360
Iowa
$26,190
Michigan
$26,100
Hawaii
$26,070
Nebraska
$26,000
Pennsylvania
$25,980
Montana
$25,830
Wisconsin
$25,820
Louisiana
$25,770
Alabama
$25,760
Mississippi
$25,730
Tennessee
$25,700
Idaho
$25,540
Texas
$25,440
Kentucky
$25,350
South Dakota
$25,250
Ohio
$25,030
Utah
$25,020
New Mexico
$24,980
Indiana
$24,930
Oklahoma
$24,410
Missouri
$24,350
Kansas
$24,240
Arkansas
$23,740
West Virginia
$23,500
Guam
$23,100
Virgin Islands
$21,780
Puerto Rico
$18,820


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