Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2015

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)
184,050 1.4 % $15.83 $32,930 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $9.86 $12.33 $15.10 $18.55 $22.95
Annual Wage (2) $20,520 $25,640 $31,410 $38,580 $47,730


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 71,360 1.35 $16.03 $33,340
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services 31,060 4.76 $13.30 $27,660
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 11,500 0.39 $17.21 $35,800
Offices of Physicians 11,390 0.45 $15.63 $32,500
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 4,470 0.36 $16.15 $33,600

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 31,060 4.76 $13.30 $27,660
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 71,360 1.35 $16.03 $33,340
Technical and Trade Schools 1,590 1.12 $19.12 $39,770
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals 1,780 0.72 $17.95 $37,330
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals 1,300 0.56 $17.15 $35,680

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Computer Systems Design and Related Services 60 (7) $21.82 $45,380
Local Government (OES Designation) 2,700 0.05 $20.28 $42,190
Depository Credit Intermediation 110 0.01 $20.23 $42,080
Other Financial Investment Activities (8) (8) $20.00 $41,590
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly 260 0.03 $19.65 $40,870


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 18,530 1.20 0.90 $18.65 $38,790
New York 14,280 1.59 1.19 $17.89 $37,210
Florida 11,260 1.42 1.06 $14.93 $31,060
Texas 10,560 0.91 0.68 $15.52 $32,290
Pennsylvania 9,630 1.69 1.26 $16.34 $33,980



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 3,660 3.84 2.88 $13.47 $28,010
Missouri 7,030 2.59 1.94 $15.40 $32,030
Kentucky 4,700 2.56 1.92 $14.21 $29,560
Idaho 1,630 2.53 1.90 $14.33 $29,800
Tennessee 6,410 2.28 1.71 $13.81 $28,730



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 410 0.88 0.66 $19.96 $41,520
District of Columbia 260 0.38 0.29 $19.73 $41,040
California 18,530 1.20 0.90 $18.65 $38,790
Massachusetts 2,500 0.74 0.55 $18.48 $38,440
Washington 4,550 1.53 1.14 $18.46 $38,400




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 10,610 1.64 1.23 $18.03 $37,490
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 5,160 1.26 0.94 $17.83 $37,090
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 3,610 1.01 0.76 $14.41 $29,960
St. Louis, MO-IL 3,030 2.29 1.72 $15.91 $33,100
Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN 2,880 2.81 2.10 $14.76 $30,700
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 2,850 1.86 1.39 $18.69 $38,880
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 2,840 1.15 0.86 $14.80 $30,780
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 2,840 0.97 0.73 $16.00 $33,270
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 2,520 1.92 1.44 $16.64 $34,610
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN 2,500 2.83 2.12 $14.57 $30,310