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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2021

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 Loan Interviewers and Clerks
Industry profile for Loan Interviewers and Clerks
Geographic profile for Loan Interviewers and Clerks

National estimates for Loan Interviewers and Clerks:

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for Loan Interviewers and Clerks:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
238,610 1.2 % $ 21.59 $ 44,910 0.4 %

Percentile wage estimates for Loan Interviewers and Clerks:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 14.33 $ 17.79 $ 22.09 $ 23.63 $ 29.27
Annual Wage (2) $ 29,800 $ 37,000 $ 45,940 $ 49,140 $ 60,870


Industry profile for Loan Interviewers and Clerks:

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

Industries with the highest levels of employment in Loan Interviewers and Clerks:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities (5221 and 5223 only) 110,690 5.53 $ 21.57 $ 44,860
Nondepository Credit Intermediation 85,760 13.79 $ 21.53 $ 44,770
Management of Companies and Enterprises 14,600 0.57 $ 22.31 $ 46,390
Insurance Carriers 6,510 0.54 $ 22.91 $ 47,660
Legal Services 5,680 0.50 $ 20.58 $ 42,810

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in Loan Interviewers and Clerks:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Nondepository Credit Intermediation 85,760 13.79 $ 21.53 $ 44,770
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities (5221 and 5223 only) 110,690 5.53 $ 21.57 $ 44,860
Management of Companies and Enterprises 14,600 0.57 $ 22.31 $ 46,390
Insurance Carriers 6,510 0.54 $ 22.91 $ 47,660
Legal Services 5,680 0.50 $ 20.58 $ 42,810

Top paying industries for Loan Interviewers and Clerks:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services (8) (8) $ 25.05 $ 52,110
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities 2,040 0.21 $ 24.98 $ 51,960
Junior Colleges 270 0.04 $ 24.68 $ 51,340
Residential Building Construction 310 0.04 $ 24.34 $ 50,630
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 50 (7) $ 23.50 $ 48,870


Geographic profile for Loan Interviewers and Clerks:

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



Map of employment of loan interviewers and clerks by state, May 2021


States with the highest employment level in Loan Interviewers and Clerks:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Texas 26,170 2.14 1.26 $ 21.31 $ 44,320
California 21,710 1.31 0.78 $ 24.05 $ 50,010
Florida 12,780 1.49 0.88 $ 21.32 $ 44,340
Arizona 10,990 3.81 2.25 $ 22.48 $ 46,750
Illinois 10,790 1.92 1.13 $ 21.72 $ 45,170


Map of location quotient of loan interviewers and clerks by state, May 2021


States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Loan Interviewers and Clerks:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
South Dakota 1,890 4.48 2.64 $ 19.21 $ 39,960
Arizona 10,990 3.81 2.25 $ 22.48 $ 46,750
Missouri 9,370 3.43 2.03 $ 19.77 $ 41,130
Kansas 3,280 2.45 1.45 $ 21.74 $ 45,220
Iowa 3,500 2.36 1.39 $ 21.26 $ 44,210


Map of annual mean wages of loan interviewers and clerks by state, May 2021


Top paying states for Loan Interviewers and Clerks:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 190 0.29 0.17 $ 26.05 $ 54,180
New York 6,180 0.71 0.42 $ 25.54 $ 53,110
Massachusetts 3,940 1.16 0.69 $ 24.89 $ 51,760
Washington 4,070 1.27 0.75 $ 24.66 $ 51,290
California 21,710 1.31 0.78 $ 24.05 $ 50,010



Map of employment of loan interviewers and clerks by area, May 2021


Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in Loan Interviewers and Clerks:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 11,960 3.33 1.97 $ 21.72 $ 45,170
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 9,990 4.72 2.79 $ 22.66 $ 47,130
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 9,420 1.65 0.97 $ 23.44 $ 48,750
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 8,540 2.02 1.19 $ 22.31 $ 46,410
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 6,440 0.74 0.44 $ 26.59 $ 55,310
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 5,720 2.21 1.30 $ 18.96 $ 39,440
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI 5,380 2.99 1.76 $ 21.93 $ 45,610
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 5,180 1.76 1.04 $ 23.93 $ 49,760
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 4,390 1.66 0.98 $ 22.41 $ 46,620
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 3,700 1.28 0.75 $ 22.11 $ 45,990


Map of location quotient of loan interviewers and clerks by area, May 2021


Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Loan Interviewers and Clerks:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Columbia, MO 840 9.04 5.34 $ 22.36 $ 46,500
Springfield, MO 1,180 5.71 3.37 $ 16.81 $ 34,960
Sioux Falls, SD 870 5.61 3.31 $ 19.33 $ 40,200
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL 900 5.13 3.03 $ 20.40 $ 42,440
Lewiston-Auburn, ME 230 4.80 2.84 $ 20.23 $ 42,080
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 9,990 4.72 2.79 $ 22.66 $ 47,130
Winchester, VA-WV 270 4.42 2.61 $ 20.76 $ 43,180
Rapid City, SD 250 3.70 2.19 $ 19.00 $ 39,530
Kansas City, MO-KS 3,570 3.52 2.08 $ 22.37 $ 46,520
Wausau, WI 240 3.47 2.05 $ 17.75 $ 36,920