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Tellers in Tennessee

Considering a career as a Teller in Tennessee?

-9% Jobs Projection
$27,530 Median Salary
1,060 Job Openings

While jobs for Tellers in Tennessee are decreasing, those who do work in these jobs get paid higher than average.

  • Employment for Tellers in Tennessee is expected to decrease.

  • Tellers in Tennessee earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Tellers Work in Tennessee?

11,000 people worked as Tellers in 2018 in this state.

There were 10,550 Tellers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 450 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 6,220 Tellers working in it, which means Tennessee has more Tellers than average.


Job Projections for Tennessee

Jobs for Tellers in this state are declining at a rate of 8.6% which is a faster decline than the nationwide estimated projection of -8.3%.


Tennessee Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 1,060 annual job openings, and 9,530 total jobs in 2026 for Tellers in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 51,500 annual jobs and 460,900 total jobs in 2026.

What do Tellers Make in Tennessee?

In 2018 wages for Tellers ranged from $20,910 to $37,420 with $27,530 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $10.05 to $17.99. The median hourly rate was $13.24.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $12.86 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.38.

The median salary in Tennessee is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top Tennessee Metros for Tellers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Tellers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Nashville-Davidson–Murfreesboro–Franklin, TN 2,960 $28,470
Memphis, TN-MS-AR 1,790 $28,800
Knoxville, TN 1,340 $26,300
Chattanooga, TN-GA 780 $27,730
Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA 610 $27,160
Clarksville, TN-KY 360 $26,360
Johnson City, TN 360 $27,650
Jackson, TN 260 $25,000
Cleveland, TN 200 $26,440
Morristown, TN 130 $26,810

Top States for Tellers Employment

View the list below to see where most Tellers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Texas 47,520 $28,130
California 43,070 $31,030
Florida 28,090 $31,280
New York 24,920 $31,100
Pennsylvania 20,500 $28,950
Illinois 18,530 $29,120
Ohio 18,080 $28,340
Michigan 15,180 $29,050
New Jersey 13,380 $32,020
North Carolina 11,850 $31,240
Georgia 11,680 $30,250
Missouri 11,080 $26,670
Wisconsin 11,060 $28,490
Washington 11,040 $32,970
Tennessee 11,000 $27,530
Virginia 10,980 $30,710
Massachusetts 10,970 $31,530
Indiana 9,880 $27,400
Alabama 9,630 $27,300
Louisiana 8,370 $27,610

Below are the states where Tellers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $34,420
Washington $32,970
Maryland $32,090
New Jersey $32,020
Massachusetts $31,530
Connecticut $31,500
Hawaii $31,320
Florida $31,280
North Carolina $31,240
New York $31,100

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