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Occupational Employment Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2019

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)
188,570 1.4 % $17.49 $36,390 0.4 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $11.40 $13.61 $16.81 $20.59 $24.69
Annual Wage (2) $23,710 $28,310 $34,970 $42,820 $51,360


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 72,830 1.30 $17.55 $36,500
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services 27,850 3.71 $14.71 $30,590
Offices of Physicians 15,090 0.57 $16.83 $35,010
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 10,740 0.35 $20.36 $42,340
Outpatient Care Centers 4,990 0.52 $18.39 $38,260

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 27,850 3.71 $14.71 $30,590
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 72,830 1.30 $17.55 $36,500
Technical and Trade Schools 1,000 0.74 $20.60 $42,850
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals 1,800 0.68 $20.40 $42,430
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals 1,680 0.68 $18.85 $39,210

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Automobile Dealers 210 0.02 $40.17 $83,550
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training 430 0.60 $21.86 $45,470
Elementary and Secondary Schools 1,580 0.02 $21.80 $45,350
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly 360 0.04 $21.64 $45,010
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities) 2,050 0.13 $21.21 $44,130


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 19,450 1.12 0.87 $21.25 $44,190
New York 15,480 1.63 1.27 $19.79 $41,170
Florida 11,300 1.29 1.00 $17.51 $36,430
Texas 11,190 0.90 0.70 $16.02 $33,320
North Carolina 8,440 1.89 1.47 $15.95 $33,170




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 2,500 2.54 1.98 $13.91 $28,940
Kansas 3,400 2.44 1.90 $15.50 $32,230
Nevada 3,390 2.43 1.90 $15.32 $31,860
Arkansas 2,860 2.35 1.83 $14.41 $29,970
New Hampshire 1,510 2.29 1.78 $18.92 $39,360




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 430 0.60 0.46 $23.56 $49,010
Vermont 280 0.90 0.70 $21.63 $44,990
California 19,450 1.12 0.87 $21.25 $44,190
Massachusetts 3,280 0.91 0.71 $20.85 $43,370
Rhode Island 490 1.01 0.79 $20.72 $43,100





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)
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 15,220 1.58 1.23 $20.27 $42,160
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 7,440 1.19 0.93 $20.05 $41,710
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 5,650 1.21 0.94 $18.02 $37,480
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 4,510 1.57 1.22 $17.86 $37,150
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 3,150 0.99 0.77 $18.91 $39,330
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 3,090 0.84 0.66 $16.97 $35,300
Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV 2,880 2.83 2.20 $14.92 $31,020
Kansas City, MO-KS 2,610 2.42 1.89 $16.90 $35,160
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 2,600 1.72 1.34 $18.88 $39,270
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 2,600 0.85 0.66 $17.20 $35,770