New Accounts Clerks

General Information

Description

Interview persons desiring to open accounts in financial institutions. Explain account services available to prospective customers and assist them in preparing applications.

Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Private, for profit90.98%
  2. Private, not for profit7.86%
  3. State and local government0.91%
  4. Self-employed0.25%

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 financial clerks is projected to decline 2 percent from 2020 to 2030. Despite declining employment, about 120,900 openings for financial clerks are projected each year, on average, over the decade. All of those openings are expected to result from the need to replace workers who transfer to other occupations or exit the labor force, such as to retire.

Read More
No Information for this section

Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$37,750

State-by-state Salary

Gray states indicate no data available

$48,650
$30,470
No Information for this section

Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • High school 45%
  • Some college 28%
  • Post-secondary certificate 15%
  • Associate's degree 10%
  • 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%

Related College Majors

Select major to see colleges that offer it

Knowledge

  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Clerical
  • Mathematics
  • Computers and Electronics
  • Sales and Marketing

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
No Information for this section