Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2014

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)
190,710 1.8 % $15.50 $32,230 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $9.73 $12.19 $14.81 $18.22 $22.33
Annual Wage (2) $20,240 $25,360 $30,790 $37,890 $46,450


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 73,470 1.40 $15.77 $32,790
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services 32,280 5.10 $12.93 $26,900
Offices of Physicians 10,370 0.42 $15.37 $31,970
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 10,370 0.35 $17.06 $35,490
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 9,790 0.81 $16.10 $33,490

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 32,280 5.10 $12.93 $26,900
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 73,470 1.40 $15.77 $32,790
Technical and Trade Schools 1,810 1.22 $18.26 $37,990
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 9,790 0.81 $16.10 $33,490
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals 1,580 0.64 $17.85 $37,130

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly 300 0.04 $19.37 $40,300
Depository Credit Intermediation 100 0.01 $19.32 $40,180
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities) 1,780 0.11 $18.79 $39,090
Activities Related to Credit Intermediation 320 0.11 $18.54 $38,560
Computer Systems Design and Related Services (8) (8) $18.33 $38,120


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 19,940 1.32 0.93 $18.36 $38,200
New York 15,210 1.73 1.22 $16.67 $34,670
Texas 12,510 1.11 0.79 $15.14 $31,500
Florida 11,180 1.46 1.03 $14.35 $29,850
Ohio 9,760 1.88 1.33 $14.35 $29,850



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 3.78 2.68 $13.15 $27,350
Missouri 7,160 2.68 1.90 $15.36 $31,960
Kentucky 4,650 2.57 1.82 $13.82 $28,740
Nevada 2,970 2.49 1.77 $14.14 $29,410
Tennessee 6,300 2.29 1.62 $13.37 $27,810



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 190 0.29 0.20 $20.11 $41,830
Rhode Island 430 0.92 0.65 $19.44 $40,440
Alaska 100 0.30 0.21 $18.72 $38,930
California 19,940 1.32 0.93 $18.36 $38,200
Washington 5,220 1.80 1.28 $18.20 $37,850




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-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 9,090 1.69 1.19 $17.67 $36,760
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 6,360 1.57 1.11 $17.60 $36,620
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 3,740 1.67 1.18 $14.65 $30,480
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 3,370 1.81 1.28 $18.27 $38,010
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 3,250 2.18 1.54 $18.89 $39,280
Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN 3,170 3.13 2.22 $14.25 $29,630
St. Louis, MO-IL 3,040 2.33 1.65 $16.66 $34,640
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 2,820 0.99 0.70 $16.07 $33,420
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN 2,560 3.12 2.21 $13.97 $29,060
Nassau-Suffolk, NY Metropolitan Division 2,550 2.02 1.43 $14.69 $30,560



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)
Logan, UT-ID 470 9.12 6.47 $11.53 $23,990
Lincoln, NE 1,540 9.07 6.43 $12.74 $26,510
Merced, CA 400 6.26 4.44 $15.09 $31,380
Pueblo, CO 280 5.04 3.57 $10.41 $21,660
Toledo, OH 1,510 4.96 3.51 $12.25 $25,470
Springfield, MO 890 4.59 3.25 $12.88 $26,790
Anderson, IN 160 4.31 3.06 $14.35 $29,860
Charlottesville, VA 350 3.61 2.56 $15.48 $32,190
Columbia, MO 330 3.60 2.55 $16.05 $33,390
Jackson, TN 200 3.46 2.45 $12.06 $25,090