Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan

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What do they do?

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.

Also known as:

Admissions Clerk, Admissions Representative, Admitting Clerk, Admitting Representative, Consumer Recruiter, Data Collection Assistant, Data Collector, Interviewer, Market Research Interviewer, Registration Clerk, Research Interviewer, Survey Interviewer, Telephone Interviewer

Typical Wages

Annual wages for Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan in United States

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Projected Growth Rate

Employment of Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan is projected to grow 7 percent from 2018 to 2028, about as fast as average compared to all occupations.

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Projected Employment

No Data Available

Projected Employment Rankings For Virginia:

  • 7.5%

    Percent Change

    Ranks #19 in job growth rate
  • 750

    Annual Projected Job Openings

    Ranks #24 in net job growth

Education Level

  • Doctorate or Professional Degree (1.2%)
  • Master's degree (7%)
  • Bachelor's degree (22.7%)
  • Associate's degree (12.9%)
  • Some college, no degree (31%)
  • High school diploma equivalent (23.1%)
  • Less than high school diploma (2.2%)

Percent of workers in this field

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Skills

People in this career often have these skills:

  • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work-related documents.
  • Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
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Knowledge

People in this career often know a lot about:

  • Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • Administrative - Knowledge of administrative and office procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and workplace terminology.
  • Computers and Electronics - Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
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Abilities

People in this career often have talent in:

  • Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
  • Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Speech Recognition - The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.
  • Speech Clarity - The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
  • Written Comprehension - The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
  • Written Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
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Activities: what you might do in a day

People in this career often do these activities:

  • Interview employees, customers, or others to collect information.
  • Obtain personal or financial information about customers or applicants.
  • Verify accuracy of financial or transactional data.
  • Negotiate financial arrangements.
  • Resolve operational performance problems.
  • Collect deposits, payments or fees.
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This page includes data from:

O*NET OnLine Career data: O*NET 26.1 Database by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration (“USDOL/ETA”). Used under the CC BY 4.0 license. O*NET® is a trademark of USDOL/ETA

Occupation statistics: USDOL U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Employment Statistics

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