New Accounts Clerks

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What do they do?

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

Also known as:

Administrative Assistant, Application Processor, Consumer Banker, Customer Service Officer, Customer Service Specialist, Financial Service Representative, Financial Services Counselor, Financial Services Representative, Loan Processor, Member Service Representative, New Accounts Representative, Personal Banker, Personal Banking Assistant, Personal Banking Representative, Relationship Banker, Relationship Manager, Retail Banker, Retail Service Representative, Savings Counselor

Typical Wages

Annual wages for New Accounts Clerks in United States

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Projected Growth Rate

Employment of New Accounts Clerks is projected to Decline 7 percent from 2018 to 2028

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Projected Employment

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Projected Employment Rankings For All United States:

  • -7.4%

    Percent Change

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  • 4,400

    Annual Projected Job Openings

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Typical College Majors

Majors that prepare New Accounts Clerks:

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Education Level

  • Doctorate or Professional Degree (0%)
  • Master's degree (3.6%)
  • Bachelor's degree (27.6%)
  • Associate's degree (10.5%)
  • Some college, no degree (37.5%)
  • High school diploma equivalent (20.1%)
  • Less than high school diploma (0.7%)

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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.
  • Service Orientation - Actively looking for ways to help people.
  • Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • 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.
  • Clerical - Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.
  • Sales and Marketing - Knowledge of principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling products or services. This includes marketing strategy and tactics, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.
  • English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • Economics and Accounting - Knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices, the financial markets, banking and the analysis and reporting of financial data.
  • Mathematics - Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
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Abilities

People in this career often have talent in:

  • Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
  • 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.
  • Near Vision - The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
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Activities: what you might do in a day

People in this career often do these activities:

  • Discuss goods or services information with customers or patrons.
  • Compile data or documentation.
  • Enter information into databases or software programs.
  • Type documents.
  • Explain regulations, policies, or procedures.
  • Refer customers to appropriate personnel.
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This page includes data from:

O*NET OnLine Career data: O*NET 24.3 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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