Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2013

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)
192,360 1.6 % $15.22 $31,660 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $9.40 $11.86 $14.56 $18.02 $22.08
Annual Wage (2) $19,560 $24,660 $30,270 $37,490 $45,920


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 77,010 1.46 $15.67 $32,600
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services 36,070 5.82 $12.47 $25,950
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 9,510 0.32 $16.93 $35,220
Offices of Physicians 9,470 0.39 $15.31 $31,840
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 8,780 0.76 $15.56 $32,360

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 36,070 5.82 $12.47 $25,950
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 77,010 1.46 $15.67 $32,600
Technical and Trade Schools 1,920 1.30 $17.78 $36,990
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 8,780 0.76 $15.56 $32,360
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals 1,580 0.66 $17.87 $37,180

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Other Information Services (8) (8) $50.30 $104,630
Insurance and Employee Benefit Funds 40 0.50 $20.07 $41,750
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly 320 0.04 $19.32 $40,180
Depository Credit Intermediation 110 0.01 $19.05 $39,630
Grantmaking and Giving Services 120 0.09 $18.70 $38,900


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 21,450 1.46 1.00 $18.73 $38,960
New York 16,720 1.94 1.33 $15.89 $33,040
Florida 12,510 1.68 1.16 $14.07 $29,260
Texas 11,960 1.10 0.76 $15.50 $32,240
Ohio 9,100 1.78 1.22 $14.31 $29,760




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 3,420 3.69 2.54 $12.90 $26,830
Idaho 1,790 2.92 2.01 $11.95 $24,850
Nevada 3,060 2.66 1.83 $13.69 $28,480
Missouri 6,410 2.43 1.67 $14.96 $31,110
Maryland 5,890 2.32 1.60 $16.87 $35,090




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Connecticut 1,870 1.14 0.79 $19.02 $39,550
Alaska 100 0.30 0.21 $18.74 $38,980
California 21,450 1.46 1.00 $18.73 $38,960
Rhode Island 450 0.98 0.68 $18.34 $38,150
Washington 5,560 1.97 1.36 $17.53 $36,470





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 9,410 1.80 1.24 $17.22 $35,810
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 7,020 1.76 1.22 $17.63 $36,680
Nassau-Suffolk, NY Metropolitan Division 3,380 2.73 1.88 $12.86 $26,760
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 3,200 1.74 1.20 $17.56 $36,530
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 3,190 1.48 1.02 $14.70 $30,570
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 3,010 2.07 1.43 $18.62 $38,720
Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN 2,920 2.93 2.02 $13.95 $29,010
St. Louis, MO-IL 2,920 2.26 1.56 $16.04 $33,360
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 2,730 0.74 0.51 $14.03 $29,180
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 2,630 1.47 1.01 $15.65 $32,540




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 570 11.45 7.89 $10.95 $22,770
Lincoln, NE 1,330 8.00 5.52 $12.41 $25,820
Pocatello, ID 240 7.12 4.91 (8) (8)
Merced, CA 380 6.27 4.32 $14.32 $29,780
Pueblo, CO 290 5.15 3.55 $10.07 $20,950
Eugene-Springfield, OR 710 5.13 3.53 $12.47 $25,940
Provo-Orem, UT 900 4.82 3.32 $10.94 $22,750
Ithaca, NY 240 4.82 3.32 $14.79 $30,760
North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, FL 1,170 4.74 3.26 $14.71 $30,590
Anderson, IN 170 4.42 3.05 $14.02 $29,150