If you have an experienced financial mind and work well with people then a job as a head teller is well suited to you. If you are considering a career in this field, then you are probably wondering how much a head teller makes in a year. The average starting salary for head teller is about $23,000 per year, while the overall average salary is just over $29,000 per year. The best paid head tellers can earn as much as $43,000 per year or more, depending upon their years of experience and special skills. Head tellers are also well suited to advance to management positions.