Is bank teller better than a server job?

I just graduated with a degree in liberal arts and I have an offer to work as a bank teller. The thing is, I wouldn't make any more money than I am already making as a server. Should I take the teller job?

Asked By: andre - 6/7/2009
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Being a bank teller is all mental-work, whereas being a server is a lot more physical- you would probably come home less tired as a teller, and you'd have your evenings free. There's also more room for career progression- I would go with the bank job, if I were you.
Answered By: Heldor - 6/7/2009
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I was a bank teller for two years. It wasn't a bad job. It's the same thing every day, same routine, same customers, etc. I would recommend you take it, however. It could open up to higher paying jobs in the future (banker perhaps). But, then again, so could your server job (if you want to be a restaurant manager one... More
Answered By: MelloYello56 - 6/7/2009
you should keep both jobs until you get a career in your desired field....
Answered By: mar c - 6/7/2009
How about for now you take the bank teller job and serve tables on Friday- Saturday nights? That way you can test the waters with the bank teller but you are keeping your feet in hospitality with some extra bucks a week you can put away cash for maybe even starting your own business one day... a bank... or a restaurant... More
Answered By: Daniel - 6/7/2009
What you need to consider is which has more potential for growth. Do you see yourself moving from server to management? Even with more schooling? If you take the job as a bank teller, there is potential for job growth. You can move into management, especially if you go to evening school and earn an MBA. (MBAs love... More
Answered By: Prospero Reincarnate - 6/8/2009
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