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Alabama Department of Labor

Labor Market Information Division
SOC: 43-4141 New Accounts Clerks
Interview persons desiring to open bank accounts. Explain banking services available to prospective customers and assist them in preparing application form.
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Education: These occupations usually require a high school diploma.
OJT: Employees in these occupations need anywhere from a few months to one year of working with experienced employees. A recognized apprenticeship program may be associated with these occupations.
Tasks: Answer customers' questions, and explain available services such as deposit accounts, bonds, and securities. Compile information about new accounts, enter account information into computers, and file related forms or other documents. Inform customers of procedures for applying for services such as ATM cards, direct deposit of checks, and certificates of deposit. Perform teller duties as required. Refer customers to appropriate bank personnel to meet their financial needs. Interview customers to obtain information needed for opening accounts or renting safe-deposit boxes. Collect and record customer deposits and fees, and issue receipts using computers. Investigate and correct errors upon customers' request, according to customer and bank records. Execute wire transfers of funds. Perform foreign currency transactions and sell traveler's checks.
License: License not required.
Outlook: poor
Alabama Employment Outlook
Alabama Wage Data
Hourly Wage   Annual Wage
Entry $13.97   Entry $29,052.00
Mean $17.31   Mean $36,012.00
Experience $18.99 Experience $39,498.00

The data is based on the May 2017 Occupation Employment Survey employment and wage estimate file. The wages have been aged using the most current ECI factors reflecting wages as of June 2018.

Alabama Projections
Estimated Employment 2016Projected Employment 2026Annual Average OpeningsAnnual Growth Rate
42040040-.48
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No postsecondary schools reported programs.
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