Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2011

43-4111 Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan

Interview persons by telephone, mail, in person, or by other means for the purpose of completing forms, applications, or questionnaires. Ask specific questions, record answers, and assist persons with completing form. May sort, classify, and file forms.


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
200,150 1.4 % $14.91 $31,010 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $9.38 $11.52 $14.21 $17.64 $21.70
Annual Wage (2) $19,520 $23,950 $29,560 $36,700 $45,140


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 81,640 1.57 $15.01 $31,210
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services 36,600 6.17 $12.32 $25,630
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 9,360 0.33 $16.44 $34,190
Offices of Physicians 8,360 0.36 $14.44 $30,040
State Government (OES Designation) 5,720 0.25 $21.27 $44,240

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services 36,600 6.17 $12.32 $25,630
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 81,640 1.57 $15.01 $31,210
Office Administrative Services 4,330 1.07 $15.38 $31,990
Technical and Trade Schools 1,590 1.01 $17.00 $35,360
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training 680 0.81 $19.08 $39,700

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
State Government (OES Designation) 5,720 0.25 $21.27 $44,240
Insurance and Employee Benefit Funds 200 0.46 $19.38 $40,320
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training 680 0.81 $19.08 $39,700
Nursing Care Facilities 1,680 0.10 $18.36 $38,190
Other Residential Care Facilities 140 0.09 $17.84 $37,110


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 25,510 1.82 1.16 $18.75 $39,000
New York 17,560 2.08 1.34 $15.78 $32,820
Texas 17,550 1.70 1.09 $15.03 $31,260
Florida 15,120 2.11 1.35 $13.70 $28,500
Ohio 8,140 1.64 1.05 $13.14 $27,330




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Nebraska 3,510 3.88 2.49 $12.99 $27,010
Idaho 1,810 3.06 1.96 $10.92 $22,710
Mississippi 3,190 2.97 1.90 $12.43 $25,860
Kentucky 4,450 2.57 1.64 $12.49 $25,980
Utah 2,550 2.19 1.40 $12.66 $26,340




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 25,510 1.82 1.16 $18.75 $39,000
Connecticut 2,390 1.49 0.95 $18.12 $37,690
Rhode Island 340 0.76 0.48 $17.90 $37,240
Massachusetts 3,670 1.16 0.75 $17.24 $35,870
Delaware 580 1.44 0.92 $17.10 $35,560





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 9,670 1.91 1.22 $17.30 $35,980
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 7,280 1.90 1.22 $18.04 $37,530
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 5,800 2.27 1.46 $15.41 $32,050
Nassau-Suffolk, NY Metropolitan Division 3,520 2.91 1.87 $13.64 $28,370
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 3,120 1.53 0.98 $16.02 $33,310
Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN 2,840 2.93 1.88 $12.52 $26,030
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 2,790 2.54 1.63 $14.43 $30,010
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 2,730 1.50 0.96 $17.36 $36,120
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 2,700 2.18 1.40 $17.81 $37,050
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 2,610 1.17 0.75 $14.24 $29,630




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Pocatello, ID 280 8.51 5.46 $9.33 $19,410
Lincoln, NE 940 5.89 3.78 $12.66 $26,330
Elizabethtown, KY 250 5.57 3.57 $11.33 $23,560
Eugene-Springfield, OR 710 5.23 3.35 $12.49 $25,980
North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, FL 1,180 5.07 3.25 $13.94 $28,990
Gulfport-Biloxi, MS 510 5.03 3.22 $13.22 $27,510
Hattiesburg, MS 230 4.11 2.64 $13.40 $27,870
Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA 1,810 4.05 2.60 $13.54 $28,160
Jackson, MS 940 3.81 2.44 $12.43 $25,860
Winston-Salem, NC 720 3.63 2.33 $13.79 $28,690