For information on becoming a Cashier see Sources of additional information
within this brochure. So, you want to be a ...
For information on youth employment opportunities, contact a career
counselor at your high school or employment counselor or job and information
center coordinator at your local NH Employment Security Office.
151 Pleasant Street, P.O. Box 159, 03570-0159
404 Washington Street, P.O. Box 180, 03743-0180
10 West Street, P.O. Box 1140, 03302-1140
518 White Mountain Highway, 03818-4205
109 Key Road, 03431-3926
426 Union Avenue, 03246-2894 Littleton
85 Mechanic Street, 03766-1506
646 Union Street, Suite 100, 03561-5314
300 Hanover Street, 03104-4957 Lebanon Laconia
6 Townsend West, 03063-1217
Marketing, Sales & Service
Portsmouth (436-3702) Claremont
2000 Lafeyette Road, 03801-5673
Salem (893-9185) Projected to be among the occupations with the most openings
29 South Broadway, 03079-3026 Manchester
Portsmouth (New Hampshire Occupational Projections, 2008-2018)
Somersworth (742-3600) Keene
6 Marsh Brook Drive, 03878-1595 Nashua
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about this career (Conventional,
Average Hourly Wage
$9.06 Career Cluster
Expected 10 Year Marketing, Sales and
Average Annual Working Conditions
Openings Comfortable, well-lit,
1,146 clean environment.
May stand for long
(Total Employment 22,836)
periods of time.
Training/Education Average Work Week
Short On-the-Job or Hours vary.
A standard 5-day
Military Training. workweek is the
Provides opportunities exception. Most work
for many young people weekends, evenings, or
with no prior experience. holidays.
May require a high Cashier
school diploma. Good
Projected to be among the occupation with the most openings (New Hampshire Occupational Projections, 2008-2018) Sources of Additional
expected because of Tasks Source: O*Net Online Information
National Retail Federation
the large number of 6. Establish or identify prices of goods,
1. Receives payment by cash, check, credit 325 7th Street NW,
openings per year. card, vouchers, or automatic debits. services or admission, and tabulate Suite 1100
bills using calculators, cash registers, Washington, DC 20004
2. Issue receipts, refunds, credits, or
Basic Skills change due to customers.
or optical price scanners. www.nrf.com
Listening, speaking, 7. Issue trading stamps, and redeem National Association of
math 3. Count money in cash drawers at the
food stamps and coupons. Convenience Stores
beginning of shifts to ensure that
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amounts are correct and that there is 8. Resolve customer complaints.
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Job Skills adequate change. 9. Answer customers’ questions, and www.nacsonline.com
Math, service orientation, 4. Greet customers entering establishments. provide information on procedures
speaking, social or policies. NH Employment Security
perceptiveness, active 5. Maintain clean and orderly checkout areas.
10. Cash checks for customers. (Contact office nearest
listening, reading you or go online to
comprehension, writing, www.nh.gov/nhes)
and control, critical
thinking, active learning,
Sources: NH Employment Projections, 2008-2018; Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2008-2009 (OOH); Bureau of Labor Statistics Guide to Industries; O*Net Online