Checkout Operator

Operates cash registers and receives payments for goods purchased by customers.
Training time - No data available -
Average pay $27,236
Employment prospects Strong
Employment size 37,200

What does a Checkout Operator do?

  • scanning, weighing and recording prices of goods
  • receiving and processing payments for goods and services by cash, cheques, gift vouchers, credit and debit cards and other payment types
  • issuing sales dockets and giving change
  • maintaining supplies of change, wrapping and other materials used at checkout
  • counting and recording money received and balancing against register sales records, and preparing money for deposit in financial institutions
  • recording and balancing petty cash disbursements
  • operating a computer terminal to administer the store's financial transaction system


  • Service Station Console Operator

Related courses

Government-subsidised training is marked with this symbol
Certificate II in Small Business (Operations/Innovation)