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Occupational Employment Statistics


DETAILED OCCUPATION DATA

43-4061 Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs



Determine eligibility of persons applying to receive assistance from government programs and agency resources, such as welfare, unemployment benefits, social security, and public housing.

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Northeast Minnesota 10021$27.55/hr$22.49/hr$24.54/hr$29.29/hr$30.52/hr$30.94/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Education and Health Services70$23.61/hr
Public Administration3,210$30.82/hr
 
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Fargo ND-MN MSA 40$24.92/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 60$24.23/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 60$30.82/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 70$24.84/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 70$24.54/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 70$30.61/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State 70$24.84/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 90$24.54/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 100$29.29/hr11.2%
Rochester MN MSA 100$31.12/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 160$25.06/hr5.7%
Southeast Balance of State 190$30.52/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 250$30.76/hr10.0%
Central Minnesota 280$25.06/hr9.2%
Northwest Balance of State 470$25.43/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 530$25.43/hr2.4%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 1,960$31.26/hr3.7%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 2,120$31.26/hrN/A
Minnesota 3,280$30.82/hr5.2%


Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Medical Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 16,320$23.61/hr7.1%
Credit Counselors 690$24.31/hr6.4%
Paralegals and Legal Assistants 6,080$30.53/hr10.6%
Detectives and Criminal Investigators 1,520$41.78/hr4.6%
Correspondence Clerks N/AN/AN/A
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 30,730$23.80/hr-9.4%
Receptionists and Information Clerks 15,010$18.07/hr-0.1%
Human Resources Specialists 16,370$32.10/hr7.9%
Healthcare Support Workers, All Other 3,300$20.33/hr7.0%
Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other 1,720$24.55/hrN/A


  • Refer applicants to job openings or to interviews with other staff, in accordance with administrative guidelines or office procedures.
  • Keep records of assigned cases, and prepare required reports.
  • Compute and authorize amounts of assistance for programs, such as grants, monetary payments, and food stamps.
  • Answer applicants' questions about benefits and claim procedures.
  • Compile, record, and evaluate personal and financial data to verify completeness and accuracy, and to determine eligibility status.
  • Interview benefits recipients at specified intervals to certify their eligibility for continuing benefits.
  • Monitor the payments of benefits throughout the duration of a claim.
  • Compute and authorize amounts of assistance for programs, such as grants, monetary payments, and food stamps.
  • Answer applicants' questions about benefits and claim procedures.
  • Interpret and explain information such as eligibility requirements, application details, payment methods, and applicants' legal rights.