Loan Officers (13-2072)

Occupation description:  Evaluate, authorize, or recommend approval of commercial, real estate, or credit loans. Advise borrowers on financial status and payment methods. Includes mortgage loan officers and agents, collection analysts, loan servicing officers, and loan underwriters.

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Employment and Job Openings

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 454458 0.90 88
United States 303,200327,700 8.12,450 5,0407,500

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with moderate employment opportunities. Read more.


2015 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 36.1415.8121.51 30.4944.1462.81
Alaska 36.8019.6124.47 30.1143.4160.47
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 37.0819.7624.20 29.9143.8062.02
Fairbanks North Star Borough 35.5920.7325.74 31.6947.9156.28
Southeast Region 35.2714.6624.81 34.8143.4761.19

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
47921 4.441.5 30.8
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation86
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation56
UI claimants previously working in occupation15
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 232
Number of job position postings 173
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 1.3

Alaska Licensing Information


Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: Bachelor’s degree Work experience: None On-the-job training: Moderate-term on-the-job training

Training Resources

 Degree
University of Alaska Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Finance Bac