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Occupational Report for New Accounts Clerks (43-4141) , Oregon Statewide
Occupational Description

Interview persons desiring to open accounts in financial institutions. Explain account services available to prospective customers and assist them in preparing applications.

Employment Outlook for New Accounts Clerks
Statewide Employment Analysis Employment in this occupation in 2012 was at about the statewide average for all occupations. The total number of job openings is projected to be at about the statewide average number of job openings for all occupations through 2022. This occupation is expected to grow at a much slower rate than the statewide average growth rate for all occupations through 2022.

Reasonable employment opportunities exist.

Data Sources and Limitations
Current Employment Department Job Openings for New Accounts Clerks There are 4 current openings for this occupation. Openings 1 through 4 are listed below.
Job Title Date Posted Location Wage Offered
Universal Account Expert- Roseburg - (DH18352) 9/14/14 Roseburg
Universal Associate - Roseburg Main - (DH18300) 9/9/14 Roseburg
Accounts Receivable Specialist 9/8/14 Portland Neg.
Member Relations Officer 7/18/14 Klamath Falls DOE
Job Openings from the Web for New Accounts Clerks The following job openings have been automatically extracted from various sites across the Web. These links are provided as supplemental resources. However, the Employment Department cannot validate these openings nor endorse any of these external sites. Some of these jobs may no longer be open. In some cases, a single opening may be posted on multiple sites.

There are 2 current openings for this occupation. Openings 1 through 2 are listed below.

Job Title Date Posted Location Employer
Universal Account Expert- Roseburg - (DH18352) 9/11/14 Roseburg Umpqua Bank
Universal Associate - Roseburg Main - (DH18300) 9/6/14 Roseburg Umpqua Bank
State of Oregon License Information for New Accounts Clerks No statewide license is required for this occupation.
Wages for New Accounts Clerks
Region ---------------- 2014 Wages ----------------
Percentiles (hourly wages) Avg
Hourly
($/hr)
Avg
Annual
10th 25th 50th
(median)
75th 90th
Oregon Statewide $12.33 $13.55 $15.34 $17.53 $19.55 $15.68 $32,631
Multnomah / Washington 12.99 14.47 15.87 17.45 18.39 15.88 33,031
Marion / Polk / Yamhill 12.35 13.17 14.54 17.25 19.94 15.61 32,473
Benton / Lincoln / Linn 10.35 11.36 13.59 16.19 17.77 13.73 28,555
Lane 13.19 14.74 16.62 18.60 21.52 16.82 34,974
Clackamas 12.81 13.95 15.58 17.52 18.68 16.06 33,397
Data Sources and Limitations
Regional Employment Projections for New Accounts Clerks
Region Employment Change % Change Projected Annual Openings
2012 2022 Growth Replacement Total
Oregon Statewide 1,148 1,155 7 0.6% 1 30 31
Multnomah / Washington 312 316 4 1.3% 0 8 8
Lane 164 168 4 2.4% 0 4 4
Jackson / Josephine 96 95 -1 -1.0% 0 2 2
Marion / Polk / Yamhill 94 94 0 0.0% 0 2 2
Benton / Lincoln / Linn 82 82 0 0.0% 0 2 2
Crook / Deschutes / Jefferson 76 74 -2 -2.6% 0 2 2
Clackamas 75 76 1 1.3% 0 2 2
Douglas 31 31 0 0.0% 0 1 1
Klamath / Lake 24 23 -1 -4.2% 0 1 1
Gilliam / Hood River / Sherman / Wheeler / Wasco 19 19 0 0.0% 0 0 0
Morrow / Umatilla 17 17 0 0.0% 0 0 0
Grant / Harney / Malheur 15 15 0 0.0% 0 0 0
Clatsop / Columbia / Tillamook 11 11 0 0.0% 0 0 0
Coos / Curry 7 7 0 0.0% 0 0 0
Baker / Union / Wallowa 5 5 0 0.0% 0 0 0

These estimates do not include self-employment. Replacement openings are caused by existing workers permanently leaving their occupation. Many additional job openings occur due to job changes within occupations.
Data Sources and Limitations
Industries of Employment for New Accounts Clerks
Industry
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Ownership 2012
Employment
Total All Industries All 1,148
Total All Industries Private 1,148
Finance and Insurance Private 1,141
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities Private 1,129
Depository Credit Intermediation Private 1,126
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities Private 12
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage Private 12
Educational Requirements for New Accounts Clerks The typical entry level education for this occupation is a high school diploma or equivalent. Those with a Bachelor's degree have a competitive advantage in the labor market. In addition, moderate-term on-the-job training is typically needed, once employed, to attain competency in the skills needed in this occupation.
Skills for New Accounts Clerks
  • Compose Business Correspondence
  • Explain Financial Services
  • Interview Customers
  • Motivate People In Financial Setting
  • Obtain Information From Clients, Customers, Patients Or Others
  • Organize And Work With Detailed Records
  • Prepare Contracts
  • Prepare Reports In Timely Manner
  • Process And Prepare Business Forms
  • Process Records And Maintain Forms And Files
  • Provide Customer Service
  • Receive Customer Orders For Products Or Services
  • Set Up Customer Accounts
  • Use Basic Mathematics
  • Use Computers To Enter, Access And Retrieve Data
  • Use Sales Techniques
  • Verify Bank And Financial Transactions
  • Work As A Team Member
Schools and Training Providers for New Accounts Clerks The training providers listed below offer programs related to this occupation. This information is updated once per year. Anyone interested in a particular program should check with the training institution regarding its availability. Listing these training providers does not necessarily constitute or imply their endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the State of Oregon.

Umpqua Community College
1140 College Rd.
Roseburg, OR 97470-226
Phone: (541) 440-4600
Programs of Training:
PRO SCHOOLS
9400 SW Barnes Rd., Ste. 400
Portland, OR 97225
Phone: (503) 297-1344 x812
Programs of Training:
Career Pathway Roadmaps for New Accounts Clerks These Oregon community colleges have defined career pathway roadmaps to facilitate entry into this occupation:

Lane Community College
Linn-Benton Community College
Mt Hood Community College
Portland Community College
Rogue Community College
Umpqua Community College
Related Occupations The scores listed below indicates how closely the skills for New Accounts Clerks matches the occupation in the list. A score of 100% means the occupations have identical skill sets. A maximum of 10 occupations are displayed below.
Occupation Skill Overlap
Financial Clerks, All Other 67%
Order Clerks 43%
Brokerage Clerks 38%
Loan Interviewers And Clerks 38%
Information And Record Clerks, All Other 37%
Correspondence Clerks 35%
Customer Service Representatives 34%