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 EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Northwest Minnesota 46022$23.56/hr$19.02/hr$21.11/hr$23.44/hr$26.13/hr$29.46/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Professional and Business ServicesN/AN/A
Education and Health Services100$22.22/hr
Public Administration2,120$25.13/hr
 
Geography EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Northwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Balance of State 40$23.63/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 40$22.67/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 50$25.13/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 60$20.10/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 80$24.48/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 90$24.07/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 90$22.03/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 100$27.23/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 110$24.30/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 110$27.41/hr1.1%
Southwest Minnesota 110$24.89/hr-0.8%
St Cloud MN MSA 120$23.38/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 180$24.09/hr4.1%
Central Minnesota 290$23.18/hr13.8%
Northwest Minnesota 460$23.44/hr6.6%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 1,260$26.39/hr9.8%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 1,450$25.74/hrN/A
Minnesota 2,230$25.02/hr7.7%


Occupations EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Medical Secretaries 12,450$20.83/hr15.1%
Paralegals and Legal Assistants 4,890$26.81/hr13.3%
Loan Counselors 810$23.87/hr7.2%
Correspondence Clerks 30$20.60/hr3.1%
Receptionists and Information Clerks 16,980$14.73/hr5.2%
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping 4,280$21.17/hr-3.4%
Employment, Recruitment, and Placement Specialists 12,670$29.57/hr5.4%
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 2,550$24.46/hr-1.2%
Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan 3,610$18.54/hr10.0%
Court, Municipal, and License Clerks 3,990$22.02/hr6.3%


  • Keep records of assigned cases, and prepare required reports.
  • Compile, record, and evaluate personal and financial data to verify completeness and accuracy, and to determine eligibility status.
  • Answer applicants' questions about benefits and claim procedures.
  • Interview benefits recipients at specified intervals to certify their eligibility for continuing benefits.
  • Answer applicants' questions about benefits and claim procedures.
  • Interpret and explain information such as eligibility requirements, application details, payment methods, and applicants' legal rights.
  • Interpret and explain information such as eligibility requirements, application details, payment methods, and applicants' legal rights.
  • Compile, record, and evaluate personal and financial data to verify completeness and accuracy, and to determine eligibility status.
  • Interview and investigate applicants for public assistance to gather information pertinent to their applications.
  • Compile, record, and evaluate personal and financial data to verify completeness and accuracy, and to determine eligibility status.