Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2015

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)
48,970 2.2 % $17.22 $35,820 0.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $12.43 $14.16 $16.77 $19.32 $23.13
Annual Wage (2) $25,860 $29,460 $34,880 $40,180 $48,120


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 45,200 2.75 $17.11 $35,600
Nondepository Credit Intermediation 1,010 0.17 $18.42 $38,310
Management of Companies and Enterprises 940 0.04 $18.56 $38,600
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage 540 0.12 $20.69 $43,040
Activities Related to Credit Intermediation 370 0.13 $17.22 $35,820

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 45,200 2.75 $17.11 $35,600
Nondepository Credit Intermediation 1,010 0.17 $18.42 $38,310
Activities Related to Credit Intermediation 370 0.13 $17.22 $35,820
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage 540 0.12 $20.69 $43,040
Management of Companies and Enterprises 940 0.04 $18.56 $38,600

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Other Financial Investment Activities 150 0.03 $21.07 $43,840
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage 540 0.12 $20.69 $43,040
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 70 0.01 $20.10 $41,810
Employment Services 70 (7) $19.10 $39,740
Management of Companies and Enterprises 940 0.04 $18.56 $38,600


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 5,470 0.47 1.33 $16.21 $33,720
California 5,220 0.34 0.95 $19.97 $41,540
Illinois 3,030 0.52 1.46 $17.69 $36,800
Ohio 2,460 0.47 1.31 $16.56 $34,440
North Carolina 2,020 0.49 1.38 $18.56 $38,600



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 890 0.93 2.63 $15.62 $32,490
Iowa 1,250 0.82 2.30 $16.83 $35,000
New Hampshire 510 0.80 2.27 $16.14 $33,580
Hawaii 490 0.79 2.22 $15.16 $31,540
Kansas 1,060 0.77 2.17 $14.99 $31,170



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 50 0.08 0.22 $21.41 $44,530
New Jersey 1,110 0.28 0.80 $21.14 $43,970
Connecticut 140 0.08 0.23 $20.34 $42,310
Delaware 200 0.45 1.27 $20.09 $41,780
California 5,220 0.34 0.95 $19.97 $41,540




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-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 1,660 0.47 1.31 $18.71 $38,920
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 1,270 0.31 0.87 $19.35 $40,250
New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 1,080 0.17 0.47 $20.59 $42,830
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 1,050 0.45 1.27 $17.24 $35,860
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 1,020 0.35 0.98 $17.21 $35,800
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 920 0.49 1.38 $18.87 $39,260
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA 670 0.50 1.40 $20.65 $42,940
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 630 0.48 1.36 $18.11 $37,670
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 580 0.31 0.86 $17.64 $36,690
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 570 0.24 0.67 $18.86 $39,240



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)
Springfield, OH 60 1.33 3.74 $15.24 $31,710
Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV 120 1.22 3.43 $15.91 $33,080
Coeur d'Alene, ID 70 1.22 3.42 $14.51 $30,180
Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA 410 1.17 3.30 $16.92 $35,200
Lawton, OK 50 1.16 3.27 $13.40 $27,860
Santa Rosa, CA 210 1.11 3.13 $18.26 $37,980
Lincoln, NE 190 1.11 3.12 $16.03 $33,340
Jefferson City, MO 80 1.09 3.06 $13.78 $28,670
Longview, TX 100 1.06 2.98 $16.23 $33,760
Laredo, TX 100 1.05 2.94 $14.62 $30,400