Occupational Employment Statistics

Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2010

43-4131 Loan Interviewers and Clerks

Interview loan applicants to elicit information; investigate applicants' backgrounds and verify references; prepare loan request papers; and forward findings, reports, and documents to appraisal department. Review loan papers to ensure completeness, and complete transactions between loan establishment, borrowers, and sellers upon approval of loan.


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)
181,600 1.6 % $16.91 $35,180 0.4 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $10.96 $13.27 $16.33 $19.97 $23.82
Annual Wage (2) $22,800 $27,590 $33,970 $41,540 $49,540


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 73,220 4.26 $16.58 $34,500
Nondepository Credit Intermediation 58,970 10.46 $17.07 $35,510
Activities Related to Credit Intermediation 17,760 6.77 $16.73 $34,800
Management of Companies and Enterprises 9,100 0.48 $17.10 $35,560
Legal Services 5,330 0.48 $17.85 $37,120

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Nondepository Credit Intermediation 58,970 10.46 $17.07 $35,510
Activities Related to Credit Intermediation 17,760 6.77 $16.73 $34,800
Depository Credit Intermediation 73,220 4.26 $16.58 $34,500
Offices of Real Estate Agents and Brokers 1,410 0.51 $17.43 $36,250
Management of Companies and Enterprises 9,100 0.48 $17.10 $35,560

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Automobile Dealers 650 0.06 $23.33 $48,520
Insurance and Employee Benefit Funds 40 0.10 $21.29 $44,280
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services 170 0.02 $19.14 $39,800
Activities Related to Real Estate 1,170 0.22 $19.02 $39,570
Other Investment Pools and Funds 170 0.46 $18.80 $39,100


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 19,630 1.40 0.98 $19.90 $41,380
Texas 16,400 1.63 1.14 $17.91 $37,260
Florida 13,660 1.92 1.35 $16.66 $34,650
Illinois 7,770 1.41 0.98 $18.28 $38,010
Ohio 7,410 1.51 1.05 $16.26 $33,810




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)
South Dakota 2,320 5.99 4.19 $14.21 $29,560
Utah 3,750 3.26 2.28 $15.10 $31,410
Delaware 1,050 2.65 1.85 $17.95 $37,340
Rhode Island 1,050 2.34 1.64 $15.95 $33,170
Alabama 4,190 2.32 1.62 $14.53 $30,210




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 19,630 1.40 0.98 $19.90 $41,380
Massachusetts 2,760 0.88 0.62 $19.87 $41,320
Connecticut 1,290 0.81 0.57 $19.30 $40,150
New Jersey 3,780 1.00 0.70 $18.41 $38,290
Arizona 5,190 2.19 1.54 $18.35 $38,160

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)
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 5,450 2.72 1.91 $18.59 $38,660
Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL Metropolitan Division 5,390 1.52 1.07 $19.74 $41,050
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 4,940 1.29 0.91 $19.68 $40,930
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 4,350 2.58 1.81 $17.94 $37,320
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 4,040 0.81 0.57 $19.15 $39,830
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 3,820 1.74 1.21 $15.94 $33,150
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 3,620 2.16 1.51 $18.07 $37,590
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 3,610 1.58 1.10 $18.35 $38,160
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 2,850 1.14 0.80 $18.73 $38,950
Jacksonville, FL 2,760 4.86 3.40 $17.72 $36,860




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)
Sioux Falls, SD 1,370 10.33 7.23 $14.01 $29,130
Owensboro, KY 300 6.35 4.44 $11.40 $23,720
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA 1,730 6.10 4.27 $18.38 $38,230
Panama City-Lynn Haven, FL 340 5.04 3.52 $14.52 $30,200
Jacksonville, FL 2,760 4.86 3.40 $17.72 $36,860
Montgomery, AL 730 4.61 3.23 $14.43 $30,010
Billings, MT 360 4.47 3.13 $14.07 $29,260
Salt Lake City, UT 2,590 4.38 3.06 $15.48 $32,200
Oshkosh-Neenah, WI 370 4.34 3.04 $12.85 $26,720
Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA 1,310 4.12 2.89 $16.21 $33,710




Top paying metropolitan areas for this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Napa, CA 30 0.57 0.40 $26.05 $54,190
Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA 50 0.58 0.41 $23.95 $49,820
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, CA Metropolitan Division 910 0.96 0.67 $22.51 $46,820
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 880 1.02 0.72 $21.72 $45,180
Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA 1,550 1.89 1.33 $21.38 $44,460
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 420 1.04 0.73 $21.32 $44,340
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division 1,520 0.92 0.64 $21.25 $44,200
Barnstable Town, MA 50 0.50 0.35 $20.77 $43,210
Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, CA 210 1.30 0.91 $20.77 $43,200
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 1,470 1.18 0.83 $20.67 $43,000

Nonmetropolitan areas with the highest employment in this occupation:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Kansas nonmetropolitan area 560 1.49 1.04 $13.71 $28,510
Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area 460 3.77 2.64 $14.51 $30,180
Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area 430 2.76 1.93 $12.70 $26,430
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area 420 2.80 1.96 $14.32 $29,770
Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area 400 1.37 0.96 $15.94 $33,160

Nonmetropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Central South Dakota nonmetropolitan area 130 4.13 2.89 $14.71 $30,600
Eastern South Dakota nonmetropolitan area 460 3.77 2.64 $14.51 $30,180
Western South Dakota nonmetropolitan area 120 3.48 2.44 $15.14 $31,490
Southern Oregon nonmetropolitan area 180 3.27 2.29 $15.31 $31,830
Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area 180 2.87 2.01 $12.71 $26,450

Top paying nonmetropolitan areas for this occupation:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
North Central Colorado nonmetropolitan area 110 1.47 1.03 $19.81 $41,190
Other New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area 80 0.78 0.55 $19.67 $40,910
Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area 150 1.27 0.89 $19.11 $39,750
Upper Eastern Shore nonmetropolitan area 50 0.77 0.54 $17.94 $37,320
Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area 90 0.58 0.41 $17.73 $36,890


About May 2010 National, State, Metropolitan, and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

These estimates are calculated with data collected from employers in all industry sectors, all metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas, and all states and the District of Columbia. The top employment and wage figures are provided above. The complete list is available in the downloadable XLS files.

The percentile wage estimate is the value of a wage below which a certain percent of workers fall. The median wage is the 50th percentile wage estimate--50 percent of workers earn less than the median and 50 percent of workers earn more than the median. More about percentile wages.


(1) Estimates for detailed occupations do not sum to the totals because the totals include occupations not shown separately. Estimates do not include self-employed workers.

(2) Annual wages have been calculated by multiplying the hourly mean