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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2018

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)
192,820 1.3 % $17.08 $35,520 0.4 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $10.92 $13.22 $16.38 $20.04 $24.31
Annual Wage (2) $22,700 $27,510 $34,060 $41,690 $50,560


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 73,370 1.32 $17.25 $35,880
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services 29,170 4.01 $14.24 $29,610
Offices of Physicians 14,370 0.55 $16.37 $34,060
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 10,550 0.35 $19.58 $40,720
Employment Services 5,850 0.16 $17.24 $35,860

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 29,170 4.01 $14.24 $29,610
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 73,370 1.32 $17.25 $35,880
Technical and Trade Schools 1,200 0.89 $19.49 $40,530
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals 1,800 0.69 $19.82 $41,230
Office Administrative Services 3,190 0.64 $18.48 $38,440

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training 370 0.52 $21.38 $44,470
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities) 2,040 0.13 $20.64 $42,930
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries 40 (7) $20.63 $42,900
Elementary and Secondary Schools 1,790 0.02 $20.34 $42,300
Educational Support Services 450 0.24 $20.10 $41,800


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 20,000 1.18 0.88 $20.66 $42,970
New York 15,100 1.61 1.21 $19.32 $40,200
Florida 12,620 1.47 1.10 $16.96 $35,290
Texas 10,710 0.88 0.66 $15.51 $32,270
Pennsylvania 9,700 1.66 1.24 $16.53 $34,390




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 3,020 3.09 2.32 $13.49 $28,050
Missouri 7,430 2.65 1.99 $16.35 $34,000
Nevada 3,460 2.57 1.93 $13.95 $29,020
New Hampshire 1,670 2.56 1.92 $18.02 $37,480
Tennessee 6,980 2.36 1.77 $15.22 $31,650




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 370 0.51 0.39 $23.27 $48,400
California 20,000 1.18 0.88 $20.66 $42,970
Massachusetts 3,000 0.84 0.63 $20.31 $42,240
Vermont 250 0.83 0.62 $19.99 $41,580
Rhode Island 760 1.58 1.18 $19.95 $41,500





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 15,340 1.61 1.21 $19.80 $41,190
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 7,140 1.17 0.88 $19.54 $40,650
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 5,380 1.89 1.42 $17.00 $35,360
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 4,600 0.99 0.74 $18.72 $38,940
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 3,570 1.00 0.75 $16.29 $33,890
St. Louis, MO-IL 3,230 2.37 1.78 $16.99 $35,340
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 3,100 1.28 0.96 $24.51 $50,970
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 2,880 0.92 0.69 $18.38 $38,230
Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV 2,870 2.90 2.18 $13.32 $27,700
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 2,700 1.83 1.37 $19.22 $39,970