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 35024$23.87/hr$19.67/hr$21.31/hr$23.63/hr$26.71/hr$29.74/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Professional and Business ServicesN/AN/A
Education and Health Services90$22.17/hr
Public Administration2,420$25.29/hr
 
Geography EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change -10-
Minnesota N/A$25.18/hr7.7%
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 50$26.20/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State 50$24.94/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 50$23.01/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 60$20.68/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 80$25.43/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 80$22.17/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 90$26.50/hr1.1%
Rochester MN MSA 90$26.17/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 100$24.06/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 120$25.39/hr-0.8%
St Cloud MN MSA 120$23.95/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 150$24.85/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 200$23.68/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 220$24.81/hr4.1%
Central Minnesota 280$23.24/hr13.8%
Northwest Minnesota 350$23.63/hr6.6%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 1,460$26.21/hr9.8%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 1,680$25.61/hrN/A


Occupations EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Medical Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 13,790$20.63/hr15.1%
Paralegals and Legal Assistants 5,580$26.80/hr13.3%
Credit Counselors 510$23.71/hr7.2%
Correspondence Clerks N/A$22.72/hr3.1%
Receptionists and Information Clerks 16,900$14.83/hr5.2%
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping 3,170$21.52/hr-3.4%
Human Resources Specialists 13,000$30.74/hr5.4%
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 2,480$24.85/hr-1.2%
Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan 3,400$18.91/hr10.0%
Court, Municipal, and License Clerks 7,290$22.84/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.