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Lead Teller Salary

$39,614 (USD)

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Last updated: June 16, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Lead Teller is $39,614 a year and $19 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Lead Teller is between $29,943 and $47,634. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Lead Teller. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Leads activities of employees engaged in receiving and paying out money and keeping records of transactions in banks and similar financial institutions.
  • Designates duties and work schedules to workers to ensure efficient functioning of department.
  • Performs teller duties.
  • Assists other tellers with difficulties encountered with customers or with checks.
  • Assists with balancing the cash drawer if a teller is having problems; notes any differences in drawer and makes correcting entries.
  • Covers Teller Supervisor duties in his/her absence.
  • Assists in the proper training of new tellers as required.
  • Performs "spot audits" for Teller Supervisor.
  • Verifies money, cash levels of other teller drawers.
Lead Teller Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers

Job family population: 1,458,380

Estimated population of Lead Teller jobs: 7,481

Rate of error: 0.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles (10.1 million km2). With a population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the most populous city is New York City. Forty...

Lead Teller Job Listings for United States

Lead Teller-Westgate
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Jun 13
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Teller (32 hours) - East Windsor
Jun 7
East Windsor, United States
... Lead Teller and or Banker when faced with complex client account issues • Answer the phone within the Branch professionally, promptly, and pleasantly • Participate in post/debrief meetings with ...
Lead Teller - Operations Specialist Trainee - Rosedale Hwy - Bakersfiled, CA - Bakersfield Market
May 13
Bakersfield, CA, USA
JP Morgan Chase
Lead Teller-Operations Specialist who are successful in making referrals may be eligible for monthly incentives. A Lead Teller-Operations Specialist Trainee is responsible for completing the Lead ...
NB824-Head Teller
May 15
Milltown, United States
Northfield Bank
Lead by example through actively cross-selling and referring bank products and services. * Maintain Teller work schedules and scheduling issues to ensure sufficient Business Window coverage
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