Tellers

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Total Workforce

301k

Average Age

35.7

Average Salary

$25,192

Average Male Salary

$25,774

Average Female Salary

$25,079

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Tellers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Banking & related activities is the industry that employs the most Tellers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Tellers, by average wage, is Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments. Tellers are paid most in River Valley Regional Commission (Outside Muscogee & Chattahoochee Counties) PUMA, GA but are relatively concentrated in Middle Peninsula, Northern Neck & Accomack-Northampton Planning District Commissions PUMA, VA.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$25,192

AVERAGE SALARY

± $835

In 2018, Tellers earned an average of $25,192, $28,696 less than than the average national salary of $53,888.

Landscaping and groundskeeping workers make somewhat more than Tellers while Graders & sorters, agricultural products make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Tellers as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.274

WAGE GINI

In 2018, Tellers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.274, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Tellers (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Tellers.

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Spatial Concentration

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Tellers.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Tellers, by number of employees, are Banking & related activities, Savings institutions, including credit unions , and Nondepository credit & related activities.

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Industries by Share

301k

2018 Workforce

± 13,463

-4.24%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 6.53%

The number of people employed as Tellers has been declining at a rate of -4.24%, from 314,668 people in 2017 to 301,313 people in 2018.

This graphic shows the share of Tellers employed by various industries. Banking & related activities employs the largest share of Tellers at  81.6%, followed by Savings institutions, including credit unions  with 15.1% and Nondepository credit & related activities with 1.67%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Tellers in the US. The average age of male Tellers in the workforce is 29.1 and of female Tellers is 37, and the most common race/ethnicity for Tellers is White.

Gender Composition

48.8k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 5,422

253k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 12,327

83.8% of Tellers are Female, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Tellers.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Tellers

  1. White

  2. Black

  3. Other

73.6% of Tellers are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 10.8% of Tellers, Black is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Tellers.

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Age by Gender

29.1

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 1.23

37

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 0.733

The median age of Tellers is 35.7, and Male employees are generally 7.9 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Tellers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Tellers is Business but a relatively high number of Tellers hold a major in Liberal Arts & Humanities.

Majors

ACS PUMS data only shows the major for bachelor's degrees. However, we can filter the data based on highest degree obtained.

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Tellers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Tellers need many skills, but most especially Active Listening, Reading Comprehension, and Critical Thinking. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Tellers need more than the average amount of Mathematics, Service Orientation, and Active Listening.

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