Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2017

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)
189,600 1.3 % $16.62 $34,570 0.4 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $10.61 $12.91 $15.92 $19.38 $23.79
Annual Wage (2) $22,060 $26,860 $33,110 $40,320 $49,490


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 74,810 1.36 $16.72 $34,780
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services 27,800 3.97 $14.11 $29,340
Offices of Physicians 12,950 0.51 $15.91 $33,080
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 10,740 0.36 $18.50 $38,470
Employment Services 5,280 0.15 $16.14 $33,570

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 27,800 3.97 $14.11 $29,340
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 74,810 1.36 $16.72 $34,780
Technical and Trade Schools 1,030 0.77 $18.91 $39,320
Office Administrative Services 3,600 0.73 $17.39 $36,170
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals 1,790 0.69 $19.50 $40,550

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers (8) (8) $22.89 $47,610
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation) 2,900 0.05 $21.61 $44,940
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training 300 0.42 $20.77 $43,210
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities) 1,820 0.11 $20.25 $42,110
Offices of Dentists 280 0.03 $19.79 $41,150


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 19,830 1.19 0.89 $20.03 $41,660
New York 15,140 1.64 1.24 $18.50 $38,480
Florida 12,340 1.47 1.10 $16.04 $33,370
Texas 10,390 0.87 0.66 $15.68 $32,610
Pennsylvania 10,300 1.78 1.34 $16.52 $34,360




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 3,560 3.67 2.76 $13.27 $27,590
Tennessee 7,240 2.48 1.87 $14.73 $30,640
New Hampshire 1,530 2.35 1.77 $17.13 $35,630
Missouri 6,560 2.35 1.77 $15.38 $31,990
Oregon 3,930 2.15 1.62 $17.17 $35,720




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 310 0.43 0.33 $22.89 $47,600
California 19,830 1.19 0.89 $20.03 $41,660
Connecticut 1,330 0.81 0.61 $19.61 $40,780
Massachusetts 2,650 0.75 0.56 $19.55 $40,660
Rhode Island 720 1.52 1.14 $19.43 $40,420



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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 10,470 1.56 1.18 $18.98 $39,490
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 5,230 1.18 0.89 $18.09 $37,640
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 3,420 0.93 0.70 $16.24 $33,770
St. Louis, MO-IL 3,190 2.35 1.77 $15.79 $32,850
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 2,700 1.87 1.41 $18.37 $38,210
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 2,600 2.87 2.16 $17.80 $37,020
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 2,560 0.87 0.66 $16.20 $33,700
Kansas City, MO-KS 2,550 2.41 1.81 $16.48 $34,280
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 2,540 1.87 1.41 $17.53 $36,470
Newark, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division 2,490 2.14 1.61 $17.37 $36,140


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Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Eugene, OR 730 4.82 3.62 $14.32 $29,780
Lincoln, NE 800 4.55 3.42 $13.06 $27,160
Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA 2,190 4.49 3.38 $13.02 $27,080
Provo-Orem, UT 820 3.59 2.70 $13.19 $27,440
Ann Arbor, MI 760 3.56 2.68 $19.39 $40,330
Chattanooga, TN-GA 810 3.34 2.51 $15.83 $32,930
Dothan, AL 190 3.31 2.49 $13.38 $27,830
Springfield, MO 670 3.29 2.47 $15.76 $32,790
Manchester, NH 370 3.25 2.44 $18.29 $38,040
Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH 410 3.13 2.35 $12.42 $25,840