Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2016

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)
186,030 1.5 % $16.17 $33,640 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $10.29 $12.64 $15.46 $18.87 $23.28
Annual Wage (2) $21,400 $26,290 $32,150 $39,250 $48,420


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 72,400 1.34 $16.31 $33,920
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services 28,430 4.20 $13.76 $28,620
Offices of Physicians 11,730 0.47 $15.64 $32,530
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 10,660 0.35 $17.76 $36,940
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 4,160 0.31 $16.50 $34,320

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 28,430 4.20 $13.76 $28,620
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 72,400 1.34 $16.31 $33,920
Technical and Trade Schools 1,170 0.85 $18.04 $37,510
Office Administrative Services 3,300 0.68 $16.27 $33,830
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals 1,700 0.66 $18.37 $38,210

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Other Financial Investment Activities 70 0.01 $22.83 $47,480
Local Government (OES Designation) 2,760 0.05 $21.20 $44,100
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training 250 0.35 $20.27 $42,170
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing 110 0.03 $19.98 $41,570
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities) 1,790 0.11 $19.89 $41,360


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 18,670 1.17 0.88 $18.94 $39,390
New York 14,310 1.57 1.19 $18.34 $38,140
Florida 11,790 1.43 1.08 $15.54 $32,320
Texas 10,260 0.87 0.66 $15.71 $32,670
Pennsylvania 9,830 1.71 1.29 $16.45 $34,210




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 3,710 3.83 2.89 $13.42 $27,920
Tennessee 7,700 2.66 2.01 $14.01 $29,130
Missouri 6,640 2.41 1.82 $14.98 $31,170
Kentucky 4,330 2.31 1.75 $14.96 $31,110
New Hampshire 1,360 2.10 1.59 $17.05 $35,460




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Massachusetts 2,820 0.82 0.62 $19.54 $40,640
Rhode Island 660 1.40 1.05 $19.48 $40,530
Connecticut 1,470 0.88 0.67 $19.07 $39,660
District of Columbia 230 0.33 0.25 $18.98 $39,470
California 18,670 1.17 0.88 $18.94 $39,390





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-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 10,370 1.57 1.19 $18.38 $38,230
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 4,530 1.07 0.81 $17.66 $36,730
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 3,130 0.86 0.65 $15.52 $32,270
St. Louis, MO-IL 2,900 2.15 1.63 $15.00 $31,210
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 2,750 1.08 0.81 $14.92 $31,030
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN 2,580 2.83 2.13 $14.86 $30,910
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 2,520 1.88 1.42 $17.03 $35,430
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 2,520 1.04 0.78 $15.82 $32,900
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 2,380 1.88 1.42 $15.96 $33,200
Newark, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division 2,380 2.06 1.55 $17.78 $36,980