Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2012

43-4141 New Accounts Clerks

Interview persons desiring to open accounts in financial institutions. Explain account services available to prospective customers and assist them in preparing applications.


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)
55,320 2.3 % $15.84 $32,950 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $11.41 $12.97 $15.25 $18.11 $21.65
Annual Wage (2) $23,740 $26,980 $31,720 $37,670 $45,020


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)
Depository Credit Intermediation 50,100 2.90 $15.72 $32,710
Management of Companies and Enterprises 1,190 0.06 $16.75 $34,850
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage 870 0.19 $18.50 $38,480
Activities Related to Credit Intermediation 830 0.31 $15.09 $31,390
Nondepository Credit Intermediation 780 0.14 $17.04 $35,440

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Depository Credit Intermediation 50,100 2.90 $15.72 $32,710
Activities Related to Credit Intermediation 830 0.31 $15.09 $31,390
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage 870 0.19 $18.50 $38,480
Nondepository Credit Intermediation 780 0.14 $17.04 $35,440
Other Financial Investment Activities 400 0.11 $18.71 $38,910

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Employment Services 40 (7) $20.88 $43,430
Other Financial Investment Activities 400 0.11 $18.71 $38,910
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage 870 0.19 $18.50 $38,480
Insurance Carriers 330 0.03 $17.59 $36,580
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services 50 0.02 $17.24 $35,860


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)
Texas 7,850 0.74 1.75 $14.89 $30,980
California 4,560 0.32 0.75 $17.29 $35,970
North Carolina 3,190 0.82 1.94 $16.27 $33,850
Illinois 2,850 0.51 1.19 $15.71 $32,670
Florida 2,080 0.29 0.67 $14.88 $30,940




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 970 1.06 2.50 $15.27 $31,770
West Virginia 620 0.88 2.07 $13.09 $27,220
North Carolina 3,190 0.82 1.94 $16.27 $33,850
Wyoming 210 0.76 1.80 $14.66 $30,500
New Hampshire 460 0.75 1.78 $15.04 $31,290




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New Jersey 1,740 0.46 1.08 $20.98 $43,630
Arizona 710 0.29 0.69 $19.10 $39,720
Connecticut 170 0.11 0.25 $19.07 $39,670
Delaware 190 0.47 1.11 $18.54 $38,550
Washington 1,700 0.62 1.45 $17.58 $36,570





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)
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 1,640 0.62 1.46 $16.46 $34,240
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 1,590 0.44 1.03 $16.62 $34,570
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 1,280 0.25 0.58 $20.16 $41,930
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 1,240 0.59 1.39 $15.17 $31,550
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 1,020 0.26 0.62 $17.35 $36,090
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division 890 0.52 1.22 $17.30 $35,980
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 780 0.90 2.13 $14.57 $30,310
St. Louis, MO-IL 740 0.58 1.37 $14.60 $30,370
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 710 0.51 1.19 $18.40 $38,280
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 690 0.39 0.92 $16.27 $33,850




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)
Rocky Mount, NC 120 2.15 5.07 $15.67 $32,600
Victoria, TX 100 2.00 4.70 $13.71 $28,510
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, TX 230 1.81 4.26 $12.06 $25,070
Olympia, WA 130 1.41 3.33 $16.30 $33,910
Morgantown, WV 90 1.41 3.33 $13.50 $28,070
Wichita Falls, TX 80 1.39 3.28 $15.15 $31,510
Ocean City, NJ 50 1.39 3.28 $21.91 $45,570
Asheville, NC 230 1.34 3.16 $14.79 $30,770
Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna, WV-OH 90 1.30 3.07 $13.64 $28,370
San Angelo, TX 60 1.29 3.03 $13.96 $29,040