Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2013

43-4061 Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs

Determine eligibility of persons applying to receive assistance from government programs and agency resources, such as welfare, unemployment benefits, social security, and public housing.


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)
123,920 0.6 % $20.15 $41,910 0.4 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $13.62 $16.19 $20.15 $23.50 $27.01
Annual Wage (2) $28,340 $33,670 $41,900 $48,880 $56,190


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)
Local Government (OES Designation) 46,950 0.86 $19.91 $41,410
State Government (OES Designation) 45,920 2.10 $19.14 $39,820
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 23,800 1.19 $23.33 $48,530
Individual and Family Services 1,790 0.13 $16.68 $34,700
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 1,500 0.03 $18.91 $39,340

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
State Government (OES Designation) 45,920 2.10 $19.14 $39,820
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 23,800 1.19 $23.33 $48,530
Local Government (OES Designation) 46,950 0.86 $19.91 $41,410
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services 430 0.29 $17.70 $36,820
Individual and Family Services 1,790 0.13 $16.68 $34,700

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 23,800 1.19 $23.33 $48,530
Elementary and Secondary Schools 130 (7) $20.68 $43,010
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals 130 0.06 $20.31 $42,250
Local Government (OES Designation) 46,950 0.86 $19.91 $41,410
Social Advocacy Organizations 100 0.05 $19.45 $40,450


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 23,360 1.59 1.70 $21.87 $45,480
New York 10,390 1.20 1.29 $21.68 $45,090
Texas 10,190 0.93 1.00 $16.74 $34,830
Pennsylvania 8,240 1.47 1.57 $22.33 $46,440
Ohio 5,140 1.00 1.07 $19.72 $41,020




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)
California 23,360 1.59 1.70 $21.87 $45,480
Utah 1,950 1.57 1.68 $19.08 $39,680
Arkansas 1,770 1.53 1.64 $16.13 $33,560
Alabama 2,770 1.50 1.61 $19.18 $39,890
Missouri 3,930 1.49 1.59 $17.96 $37,350




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Rhode Island 480 1.05 1.12 $25.15 $52,310
District of Columbia 490 0.73 0.78 $25.12 $52,240
Illinois 1,470 0.26 0.28 $25.11 $52,220
Connecticut 1,060 0.65 0.70 $24.88 $51,760
Maryland 1,160 0.46 0.49 $24.50 $50,950





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)
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 7,540 1.90 2.03 $20.77 $43,190
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 5,180 0.99 1.06 $21.51 $44,740
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 3,230 2.69 2.88 $19.59 $40,740
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 2,990 1.63 1.74 $23.46 $48,790
Fresno, CA 1,900 5.91 6.32 $20.95 $43,590
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 1,890 1.46 1.56 $21.94 $45,630
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 1,790 1.23 1.32 $22.12 $46,010
Kansas City, MO-KS 1,760 1.79 1.91 $20.02 $41,650
Nassau-Suffolk, NY Metropolitan Division 1,710 1.39 1.48 $23.94 $49,800
Pittsburgh, PA 1,650 1.45 1.56 $21.91 $45,570