The table below provides employment figures for Cashiers by Industry. The first table presents high-level categories of industries. To view figures for specific industries, click on the name of any category.
Cashiers held about 3.55 million jobs in 2008. Although cashiers are employed in almost every industry, 24 percent of all jobs were in grocery stores. Gasoline stations, department stores, and other retail establishments also employed large numbers of these workers. Outside of retail establishments, many cashiers worked in food services and drinking places.