Qualifications for Bank Tellers

Bank tellers greet customers.

Bank tellers greet customers.

A bank teller is often the first person a customer sees when she enters a bank. The bank teller is responsible for greeting the customer, answering questions and completing her transaction competently. The teller's duties include cashing checks, accepting deposits, selling savings bonds and selling traveler’s checks. In some banks, the teller may accept payments for utility bills and process paperwork for certificates of deposit. Bank managers look for key attributes when hiring a teller that signal the candidate is appropriate for the position.

Education Qualifications

Skills and Qualities

Bank Qualifications


2016 Salary Information for Tellers


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