Loan Interviewers and Clerks (43-4131)

Occupation description:  Interview loan applicants to elicit information; investigate applicants' backgrounds and verify references; prepare loan request papers; and forward findings, reports, and documents to appraisal department. Review loan papers to ensure completeness, and complete transactions between loan establishment, borrowers, and sellers upon approval of loan.

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Employment and Job Openings   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  Employment Average annual openings
  2016 estimate2026 projectionPercent change Labor force exitsOccupation transfersTotal
Alaska 326323 -0.912 1931
United States 229,800258,200 12.38,800 14,10025,740

Job outlook

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


2017 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 19.5212.0015.16 18.7823.4428.32
Alaska 18.2210.0212.25 17.7522.4527.49
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 16.9610.0211.52 16.8621.1024.85
Balance of State 22.5011.7216.57 21.0227.9733.94

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
37212 3.231.6 22.3
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation96
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation24
UI claimants previously working in occupation19
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 119
Number of job position postings 29
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 4.1

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

Education: High school diploma or equivalent Work experience: None On-the-job training: Short-term on-the-job training

Training Resources

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks, CTC   (Fairbanks)
Financial Services Rep OEC

 Degree
University of Alaska Southeast, Juneau   (Juneau)
Financial Institutions OEC