Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan

General Information

Description

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.

Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Private, for profit64.16%
  2. Private, not for profit17.48%
  3. State and local government9.49%
  4. Federal government7.73%
  5. Self-employed1.06%

Workplace at a Glance

What you can expect to experience while on the job

  • Responsibility
  • Exposure to job hazards
  • Physical activity
  • Decision making
  • Repetitiveness
  • Level of competition
  • Time pressure

Job Outlook

Overall employment of information clerks is projected to grow 2 percent from 2020 to 2030, slower than the average for all occupations. Despite limited employment growth, about 156,800 openings for information clerks are projected each year, on average, over the decade. Most of those openings are expected to result from the need to replace workers who transfer to different occupations or exit the labor force, such as to retire.

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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$36,170

State-by-state Salary

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$46,420
$29,130
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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • High school 42%
  • Associate's degree 33%
  • Post-secondary certificate 17%
  • Some college 5%
  • Master's degree 0%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Bachelor's degree 0%
  • Post baccalaureate 0%
  • Less than high school 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • First professional degree 0%

Knowledge

  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Clerical
  • Computers and Electronics
  • Psychology
  • Mathematics

Skills at a Glance

Skills helpful in this career

  • Verbal skills
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • Math & science skills
  • Technology design & control
  • Leadership
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