BANK TELLER

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Receive and pay out money. Keep records of money and negotiable instruments involved in a financial institution’s various transactions.

OTHER JOB TITLES

Account Representative, Bank Teller, Branch Operations Specialist, Customer Relationship Specialist, Customer Service Associate (CSA), Financial Services Representative (FSR), Member Services Representative, Personal Banking Representative, Roving Teller, Teller

JOB TASKS

  • Balance currency, coin, and checks in cash drawers at ends of shifts and calculate daily transactions, using computers, calculators, or adding machines.

  • Receive checks and cash for deposit, verify amounts, and check accuracy of deposit slips.

  • Monitor bank vaults to ensure cash balances are correct.

  • Cash checks and pay out money after verifying that signatures are correct, that written and numerical amounts agree, and that accounts have sufficient funds.

  • Count currency, coins, and checks received, by hand or using currency-counting machine, to prepare them for deposit or shipment to branch banks or the Federal Reserve Bank.

ANNUAL SALARY

  • Workers on average earn $15.68/hr. – $32,620 annual.
  • Projected Growth (2019-2029) Little or no change
  • Projected job openings (2019-2029) 36,700

REQUIRED EDUCATION

High school diploma/GED

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