Bank Teller Jobs
New Haven, CT
Del Rio, TX
San Diego, CA
Bank Teller Jobs Overview
Bank tellers can make a great first impression for a bank. They can create a positive experience for the customer by contributing solutions and promoting the bank's services. With excellent service, bank tellers are key components in convincing customers to use the bank for all his or her financial needs. Bank teller jobs are open to job seekers with a high school diploma, GED, or equivalent.
Some of the primary responsibilities of a bank teller include receiving deposits and loan payments, cashing checks, selling cashier's and traveler's checks, issuing savings withdrawal, and recording night and mail deposits. You may also answer questions in person or on the telephone, record transactions, prepare currency transaction reports, and cross-sell bank products.
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Bank Teller Education and Skills
For bank teller jobs, you will need a high school diploma, GED, or equivalent. Customer service experience in finance or retail sales could put you ahead. Any prior supervisory or management experience is also a plus. Employers seek qualifications such as:
- Customer service
- Attention to detail
- General math skills
- Verbal communication
- Selling to customer needs
- People skills
- Financial skills
- Financial software
To learn more about what skills and qualifications you need, see Monster's bank teller job description sample.
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Taking the time to organize and format your resume will ensure it's up to date and done correctly before you apply for the job. We can help you evaluate your resume for any weak spots. Check out our bank teller resume sample for ideas on how to include your qualifications and make a great impression.
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Interviewing for a Bank Teller Job
Your future employer is interested to know more about you and what you can bring to the position. The next step is an interview in which the employer will ask you questions such as how you would deal with sensitive data and what type of customer service training you've had. In turn, you will have the opportunity to ask your own questions and see if the position is a good match. You can prepare for your interview by reading through our extensive tips for a job interview to give you confidence before talking to the employer.
How Much Do Bank Teller Jobs Pay?
Here is a range of what you can expect to make: the median general teller salary is $29,081 per year, while the median salary for a lead teller is $34,064 a year. To find out what you might earn for your job title in your area, check out Monster's handy Salary Tools, which can also show you salaries for similar positions and ways you might be able to advance in your career.
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