Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2014

43-4061 Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs

Determine eligibility of persons applying to receive assistance from government programs and agency resources, such as welfare, unemployment benefits, social security, and public housing.


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)
122,400 0.7 % $20.41 $42,460 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $14.18 $16.30 $20.29 $23.74 $27.37
Annual Wage (2) $29,500 $33,910 $42,200 $49,370 $56,930


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)
Local Government (OES Designation) 47,210 0.89 $20.36 $42,350
State Government (OES Designation) 42,860 1.97 $19.21 $39,960
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 24,060 1.22 $23.40 $48,660
Individual and Family Services 1,760 0.12 $17.14 $35,660
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 1,710 0.03 $19.68 $40,940

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
State Government (OES Designation) 42,860 1.97 $19.21 $39,960
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 24,060 1.22 $23.40 $48,660
Local Government (OES Designation) 47,210 0.89 $20.36 $42,350
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services 580 0.39 $19.66 $40,900
Individual and Family Services 1,760 0.12 $17.14 $35,660

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals 60 0.03 $23.61 $49,100
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 24,060 1.22 $23.40 $48,660
Local Government (OES Designation) 47,210 0.89 $20.36 $42,350
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities 180 0.02 $20.34 $42,310
Elementary and Secondary Schools 240 (7) $20.19 $42,000


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 23,330 1.54 1.70 $22.32 $46,420
New York 10,880 1.24 1.36 $21.99 $45,740
Texas 10,400 0.93 1.02 $17.34 $36,060
Pennsylvania 8,590 1.52 1.68 $22.31 $46,410
Ohio 5,310 1.02 1.13 $19.87 $41,340



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)
California 23,330 1.54 1.70 $22.32 $46,420
Alabama 2,850 1.53 1.69 $19.05 $39,620
Utah 1,940 1.52 1.67 $19.45 $40,450
Pennsylvania 8,590 1.52 1.68 $22.31 $46,410
Missouri 3,890 1.45 1.61 $18.39 $38,250



Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 580 0.86 0.95 $26.40 $54,920
Rhode Island 470 1.02 1.12 $25.29 $52,590
Illinois 1,680 0.29 0.32 $25.22 $52,460
Connecticut 1,060 0.64 0.71 $24.79 $51,560
Alaska 440 1.35 1.49 $24.57 $51,100




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)
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 7,590 1.87 2.07 $21.14 $43,970
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 5,550 1.03 1.14 $21.85 $45,450
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 3,090 1.66 1.83 $23.50 $48,880
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 3,030 2.42 2.67 $19.94 $41,480
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 1,860 1.25 1.38 $22.71 $47,230
Fresno, CA 1,820 5.47 6.03 $21.41 $44,530
Nassau-Suffolk, NY Metropolitan Division 1,800 1.43 1.57 $24.28 $50,490
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 1,780 1.35 1.49 $22.30 $46,390
Kansas City, MO-KS 1,750 1.73 1.92 $20.78 $43,220
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX 1,720 1.94 2.14 $19.61 $40,800



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)
Topeka, KS 640 5.77 6.37 $18.69 $38,860
Fresno, CA 1,820 5.47 6.03 $21.41 $44,530
Ogden-Clearfield, UT 840 4.02 4.44 $21.50 $44,730
Chico, CA 260 3.70 4.09 $20.37 $42,370
Yuba City, CA 140 3.67 4.05 $24.15 $50,240
Altoona, PA 210 3.62 4.00 $19.75 $41,090
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA 840 3.29 3.63 $21.54 $44,790
Morristown, TN 130 3.03 3.34 $15.96 $33,190
Salinas, CA 450 2.84 3.14 $24.87 $51,740
Redding, CA 160 2.81 3.10 $17.37 $36,120