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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2020

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 Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs
Industry profile for Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs
Geographic profile for Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs

National estimates for Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs:

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
138,820 2.0 % $ 23.07 $ 47,990 0.6 %

Percentile wage estimates for Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 15.29 $ 17.93 $ 22.65 $ 27.74 $ 31.44
Annual Wage (2) $ 31,800 $ 37,300 $ 47,110 $ 57,690 $ 65,390


Industry profile for Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs:

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

Industries with the highest levels of employment in Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 51,460 2.34 $ 21.46 $ 44,640
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 47,360 0.88 $ 23.91 $ 49,720
Federal Executive Branch (OEWS Designation) 28,000 1.35 $ 25.10 $ 52,200
Individual and Family Services 2,180 0.09 $ 20.57 $ 42,790
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 1,250 0.02 $ 21.54 $ 44,800

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 51,460 2.34 $ 21.46 $ 44,640
Federal Executive Branch (OEWS Designation) 28,000 1.35 $ 25.10 $ 52,200
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 47,360 0.88 $ 23.91 $ 49,720
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services 850 0.47 $ 19.11 $ 39,740
Individual and Family Services 2,180 0.09 $ 20.57 $ 42,790

Top paying industries for Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Federal Executive Branch (OEWS Designation) 28,000 1.35 $ 25.10 $ 52,200
Grantmaking and Giving Services 40 0.03 $ 25.03 $ 52,060
Elementary and Secondary Schools 180 (7) $ 24.64 $ 51,250
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals 70 0.03 $ 24.27 $ 50,480
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 47,360 0.88 $ 23.91 $ 49,720


Geographic profile for Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs:

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





States with the highest employment level in Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 21,900 1.33 1.34 $ 27.00 $ 56,160
New York 11,360 1.31 1.31 $ 25.34 $ 52,700
Texas 10,290 0.85 0.85 $ 19.05 $ 39,620
Pennsylvania 9,990 1.81 1.82 $ 24.67 $ 51,320
Virginia 6,350 1.72 1.72 $ 23.59 $ 49,070




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Pennsylvania 9,990 1.81 1.82 $ 24.67 $ 51,320
Virginia 6,350 1.72 1.72 $ 23.59 $ 49,070
Alaska 470 1.58 1.58 $ 26.62 $ 55,360
Alabama 3,000 1.58 1.58 $ 21.57 $ 44,870
Missouri 3,980 1.48 1.48 $ 20.28 $ 42,190




Top paying states for Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 630 0.92 0.92 $ 32.65 $ 67,920
Massachusetts 2,270 0.68 0.68 $ 29.27 $ 60,890
Connecticut 1,070 0.70 0.70 $ 28.87 $ 60,050
Vermont 290 1.02 1.02 $ 28.68 $ 59,650
Iowa 900 0.61 0.62 $ 27.71 $ 57,630





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 7,890 1.36 1.36 $ 27.08 $ 56,330
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 7,730 0.87 0.88 $ 26.31 $ 54,730
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 4,290 1.59 1.59 $ 25.46 $ 52,950
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 2,550 1.71 1.71 $ 24.46 $ 50,870
Fresno, CA 2,380 6.34 6.35 $ 23.69 $ 49,280
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 2,360 1.84 1.84 $ 23.39 $ 48,650
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 2,300 0.64 0.64 $ 21.34 $ 44,390
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 2,220 0.84 0.85 $ 20.84 $ 43,340
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA 2,160 1.54 1.54 $ 24.72 $ 51,410
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 2,030 0.87 0.87 $ 33.45 $ 69,580




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Fresno, CA 2,380 6.34 6.35 $ 23.69 $ 49,280
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA 1,110 4.60 4.61 $ 23.45 $ 48,770
Ogden-Clearfield, UT 1,050 4.02 4.03 $ 22.62 $ 47,060
Altoona, PA 210 3.77 3.78 $ 22.47 $ 46,750
Waco, TX 420 3.69 3.69 $ 20.33 $ 42,280
Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA 130 3.34 3.34 $ 23.42 $ 48,710
Fayetteville, NC 380 3.06 3.07 $ 17.35 $ 36,080
Yuma, AZ 190 3.06 3.06 $ 17.29 $ 35,960
Johnstown, PA 140 2.96 2.97 $ 24.02 $ 49,960
El Centro, CA 160 2.81 2.81 $ 22.37 $ 46,530