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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Tellers Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21,360
25th Percentile Wage
$24,170
50th Percentile Wage
$28,110
75th Percentile Wage
$32,410
90th Percentile Wage
$38,330

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 $38,330. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $28,110. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21,360. We note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 79% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of tellers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$28,110
3.02% 11.28%
2016
$27,260
3.12% -
2015
$26,410
2.46% -
2014
$25,760
1.44% -
2013
$25,390
1.77% -
2012
$24,940
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Table 2. Tellers Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of tellers in 13 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 federal, state, and local government sector with an annual salary $36,810. The lowest paying sector is the transportation and warehousing sector (annual salary $21,420).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Federal, State, and Local Government
$36,810
Manufacturing
$35,760
Health Care and Social Assistance
$32,510
Educational Services
$30,670
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$30,380
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$29,730
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$29,350
Information
$29,160
Wholesale Trade
$29,120
Retail Trade
$29,040
Finance and Insurance
$28,090
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$27,880
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 $19,090 to $32,700. The highest paying state for tellers is Connecticut with a median annual salary of $32,700. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $19,090. For more salary information of tellers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Connecticut
$32,700
Maryland
$31,170
District of Columbia
$31,140
Washington
$30,740
New Jersey
$30,620
Massachusetts
$30,350
North Dakota
$30,240
Virginia
$30,000
Florida
$29,790
North Carolina
$29,680
Alaska
$29,650
California
$29,560
Georgia
$29,390
New York
$29,350
Vermont
$29,100
South Carolina
$28,990
New Hampshire
$28,840
Oregon
$28,620
Delaware
$28,540
Colorado
$28,500
Maine
$28,490
Nevada
$28,470
Rhode Island
$28,260
Arizona
$28,080
Wyoming
$27,720
Minnesota
$27,660
Pennsylvania
$27,650
Hawaii
$27,630
Illinois
$27,370
Michigan
$27,290
Montana
$27,140
Nebraska
$27,120
Iowa
$27,080
Idaho
$26,850
Wisconsin
$26,760
Tennessee
$26,740
Alabama
$26,730
Texas
$26,640
Louisiana
$26,620
South Dakota
$26,340
Ohio
$26,180
Mississippi
$26,110
Indiana
$26,010
New Mexico
$25,630
Kentucky
$25,560
Utah
$25,490
Missouri
$25,130
Kansas
$24,870
Oklahoma
$24,770
West Virginia
$24,110
Arkansas
$23,610
Virgin Islands
$23,370
Guam
$23,230
Puerto Rico
$19,090



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