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Occupational Employment Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2019

43-4131 Loan Interviewers and Clerks

Interview loan applicants to elicit information; investigate applicants’ backgrounds and verify references; prepare loan request papers; and forward findings, reports, and documents to appraisal department. Review loan papers to ensure completeness, and complete transactions between loan establishment, borrowers, and sellers upon approval of loan.


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)
208,530 1.5 % $20.17 $41,960 0.3 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $12.79 $15.98 $19.54 $24.04 $28.89
Annual Wage (2) $26,610 $33,230 $40,640 $50,010 $60,090


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)
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities (5221 And 5223 only) 100,840 4.93 $20.18 $41,970
Nondepository Credit Intermediation 66,970 11.76 $19.82 $41,220
Management of Companies and Enterprises 13,770 0.56 $21.02 $43,710
Legal Services 5,400 0.47 $20.05 $41,700
Insurance Carriers 5,220 0.44 $21.17 $44,040

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Nondepository Credit Intermediation 66,970 11.76 $19.82 $41,220
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities (5221 And 5223 only) 100,840 4.93 $20.18 $41,970
Management of Companies and Enterprises 13,770 0.56 $21.02 $43,710
Legal Services 5,400 0.47 $20.05 $41,700
Insurance Carriers 5,220 0.44 $21.17 $44,040

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Residential Building Construction 270 0.03 $23.19 $48,230
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 40 (7) $22.33 $46,440
Real Estate 2,640 0.16 $22.24 $46,260
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers 80 0.05 $21.88 $45,510
Automobile Dealers 1,510 0.12 $21.57 $44,870


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 23,360 1.88 1.32 $20.64 $42,930
California 18,840 1.08 0.76 $22.52 $46,840
Florida 10,970 1.25 0.88 $20.97 $43,610
Illinois 8,990 1.49 1.05 $19.99 $41,570
Ohio 8,110 1.49 1.05 $19.49 $40,540




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)
South Dakota 1,830 4.31 3.04 $17.77 $36,950
Missouri 7,890 2.80 1.97 $18.27 $38,000
Oklahoma 4,160 2.57 1.81 $16.95 $35,260
Rhode Island 1,230 2.54 1.79 $21.94 $45,630
Iowa 3,780 2.44 1.72 $18.83 $39,160




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Massachusetts 2,360 0.65 0.46 $22.74 $47,290
Connecticut 1,670 1.00 0.71 $22.65 $47,100
California 18,840 1.08 0.76 $22.52 $46,840
New Jersey 4,450 1.09 0.77 $22.42 $46,630
Oregon 2,690 1.41 0.99 $22.41 $46,620





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)
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 9,860 2.70 1.90 $21.51 $44,740
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 8,460 1.36 0.96 $22.18 $46,130
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 7,570 0.78 0.55 $23.09 $48,040
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 6,630 1.42 1.00 $20.83 $43,330
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 6,490 3.06 2.15 $20.39 $42,420
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 5,930 1.86 1.31 $22.28 $46,340
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 4,400 2.23 1.57 $20.97 $43,620
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 3,970 1.30 0.92 $21.04 $43,770
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 3,940 1.37 0.97 $19.93 $41,450
St. Louis, MO-IL 3,540 2.58 1.82 $19.06 $39,650