Checkout Operators and Office Cashiers

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Checkout Operators and Office Cashiers

Checkout Operators and Office Cashiers operate cash registers and receive payments from customers, and issue receipts and return change due.

Fun facts

  • Stable Future Growth
  • 900 Weekly Pay Before Tax
  • 14% full-time Full-Time Share
  • 75% female Gender Share


There are many tasks done by checkout operators and office cashiers. A few are listed below:

  • scanning, weighing and recording prices of goods
  • receiving and processing payments for goods and services by cash, cheques, gift vouchers, credit and debit cards and other payment types
  • issuing sales dockets and giving change
  • maintaining supplies of change, wrapping and other materials used at checkout
  • counting and recording money received and balancing against register sales records, and preparing money for deposit in financial institutions
  • recording and balancing petty cash disbursements
  • operating a computer terminal to administer the store's financial transaction system
  • cashing authorised cheques

Specific occupations

  • Checkout Operator
  • Office Cashier
  • Cashier
  • Service Station Console Operator