Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2011

43-4141 New Accounts Clerks

Interview persons desiring to open accounts in financial institutions. Explain account services available to prospective customers and assist them in preparing applications.


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)
60,830 2.2 % $15.56 $32,360 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $11.19 $12.78 $14.92 $17.79 $21.27
Annual Wage (2) $23,270 $26,590 $31,030 $37,010 $44,240


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)
Depository Credit Intermediation 55,330 3.23 $15.43 $32,080
Management of Companies and Enterprises 1,400 0.07 $16.44 $34,200
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage 1,360 0.29 $17.79 $36,990
Nondepository Credit Intermediation 740 0.13 $16.27 $33,830
Activities Related to Credit Intermediation 480 0.19 $15.78 $32,820

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Depository Credit Intermediation 55,330 3.23 $15.43 $32,080
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage 1,360 0.29 $17.79 $36,990
Activities Related to Credit Intermediation 480 0.19 $15.78 $32,820
Nondepository Credit Intermediation 740 0.13 $16.27 $33,830
Other Financial Investment Activities 330 0.10 $19.00 $39,520

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services (8) (8) $21.52 $44,760
Other Financial Investment Activities 330 0.10 $19.00 $39,520
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage 1,360 0.29 $17.79 $36,990
Insurance Carriers 370 0.03 $17.72 $36,870
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities 70 0.01 $17.70 $36,810


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 6,990 0.68 1.43 $14.58 $30,320
California 4,510 0.32 0.68 $17.08 $35,520
Florida 3,950 0.55 1.17 $14.19 $29,510
Illinois 3,720 0.67 1.41 $16.38 $34,060
New York 3,380 0.40 0.85 $17.22 $35,820




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 960 1.06 2.24 $15.15 $31,500
New Hampshire 570 0.94 1.99 $15.06 $31,330
West Virginia 650 0.92 1.94 $12.82 $26,660
New Mexico 640 0.82 1.73 $14.17 $29,470
Wyoming 210 0.78 1.65 $14.26 $29,670




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New Jersey 1,580 0.42 0.88 $20.63 $42,900
Connecticut 190 0.12 0.25 $18.85 $39,200
District of Columbia 40 0.06 0.14 $18.16 $37,770
Arizona 690 0.29 0.61 $17.39 $36,160
Massachusetts 1,520 0.48 1.02 $17.33 $36,050





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)
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 2,200 0.61 1.29 $17.36 $36,110
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 2,150 0.43 0.90 $18.94 $39,400
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 1,510 0.74 1.56 $14.18 $29,500
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 1,390 0.55 1.15 $16.07 $33,430
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 1,100 0.29 0.61 $16.54 $34,410
St. Louis, MO-IL 1,090 0.86 1.81 $15.35 $31,930
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 810 0.47 0.99 $16.00 $33,280
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division 710 0.42 0.89 $17.89 $37,210
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 690 0.82 1.73 $15.00 $31,190
Kansas City, MO-KS 690 0.72 1.52 $15.36 $31,950




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)
St. Cloud, MN 170 1.82 3.85 $16.53 $34,370
Rocky Mount, NC 100 1.82 3.85 $15.15 $31,510
Santa Fe, NM 100 1.73 3.65 $15.84 $32,950
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, TX 200 1.63 3.45 $12.38 $25,760
Dothan, AL 90 1.62 3.42 $14.06 $29,240
Victoria, TX 70 1.49 3.15 $13.11 $27,270
Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL 80 1.47 3.11 $14.67 $30,520
Olympia, WA 130 1.40 2.96 $16.06 $33,400
Wenatchee-East Wenatchee, WA 50 1.38 2.90 $15.28 $31,790
Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA 420 1.31 2.77 $17.88 $37,180