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Loan Interviewers and Clerk Salary Information

The salary statistics of loan interviewers and clerks are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of loan interviewers and clerks within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The loan interviewers and clerks annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. Loan Interviewers and Clerk Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24,710
25th Percentile Wage
$31,110
50th Percentile Wage
$38,630
75th Percentile Wage
$48,310
90th Percentile Wage
$58,630

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for loan interviewers and clerks. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) loan interviewers and clerks is $58,630. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $38,630. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24,710. Take note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 137% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of loan interviewers and clerks from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201638,6302.38%8.59%
201537,7102.20%-
201436,8802.25%-
201336,0502.05%-
201235,310--

Table 2. Loan Interviewers and Clerk Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of loan interviewers and clerks in 12 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for loan interviewers and clerks occupations is the retail trade sector with an annual salary $40,070. The lowest paying sector is the educational services sector (annual salary $35,440).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Retail Trade
$40,070
Construction
$39,980
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$39,240
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$39,140
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$39,010
Information
$38,580
Finance and Insurance
$38,530
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$38,330
Health Care and Social Assistance
$37,970
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$37,430
Federal, State, and Local Government
$36,980
Educational Services
$35,440

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Loan Interviewers and Clerks by States

From the above tables we note that not only loan interviewers and clerks salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of loan interviewers and clerks in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $20,870 to $48,030. The highest paying state for loan interviewers and clerks is District of Columbia with a median annual salary of $48,030. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $20,870. For more salary information of loan interviewers and clerks profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
District of Columbia
$48,030
Colorado
$45,360
Massachusetts
$44,420
California
$44,060
Texas
$43,850
Maryland
$43,530
Arizona
$43,110
Illinois
$42,920
Minnesota
$42,380
Connecticut
$42,080
Oregon
$41,220
Nevada
$41,120
New Jersey
$40,610
Virgin Islands
$39,810
Florida
$39,140
New York
$38,850
North Carolina
$38,800
Alaska
$38,630
Hawaii
$38,520
Washington
$38,450
North Dakota
$38,090
Nebraska
$38,020
Delaware
$37,750
Rhode Island
$37,540
Idaho
$37,300
Wisconsin
$37,090
Kansas
$37,080
Iowa
$36,940
New Hampshire
$36,740
Virginia
$36,710
Pennsylvania
$36,560
South Carolina
$36,240
Vermont
$36,230
Arkansas
$35,850
Tennessee
$35,710
Ohio
$35,570
Wyoming
$35,380
Georgia
$35,310
Michigan
$35,060
Missouri
$34,770
Indiana
$34,470
Maine
$34,350
Kentucky
$33,610
Montana
$33,360
Mississippi
$33,330
Alabama
$32,700
South Dakota
$32,430
Utah
$32,240
Louisiana
$31,530
West Virginia
$29,200
New Mexico
$29,120
Oklahoma
$29,060
Guam
$23,300
Puerto Rico
$20,870


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