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Description: Cashiers add up customers' bills, take their money, and give change. They also fill out charge forms for credit cards and give receipts. Cashiers are responsible for the money they collect during their shifts. They cannot leave their cash drawers without permission from their supervisor. Cashiers use cash registers, scanners, and computers regularly.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2008-09 Edition at http://www.bls.gov/OCO/
Salary: $15,001 to $23,000 per year


There are 9 math topics Cashiers need to know.
Basic Math / Algebra
Negative Numbers
Basic Problem Solving
Other Topics
Basic Calculator Use
Computer Use
Mental Math
Inductive/Deductive Reasoning
Math Communications