Currency Counter

Sort and count paper moneys.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $50,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Currency Counters do?

Sorts and counts paper money, using automatic currency-counting machine: Examines money to detect and remove counterfeit, mutilated, and worn bills. Requisitions replacements. Sorts bills according to denomination or federal reserve district number, and inserts bills into slot or hopper of machine to be automatically counted. Verifies totals registered on machine against amount of deposit reported by member bank or depositor, using calculator, and posts shortage or overage to account. Bundles and wraps counted money to be placed in vault. May sort, count, and wrap coins [COIN-COUNTER-AND-WRAPPER 217.585-010].

Should I be a Currency Counter?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.

  • Also known as: Commercial Reporter, Fingerprinter, News Clipping Cutter

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