Sample 1 - State of California

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Billing and Posting Clerks
(SOC Code : 43-3021)
in California

Compile, compute, and record billing, accounting, statistical, and other numerical data for billing purposes. Prepare billing invoices for services rendered or for delivery or shipment of goods.

Employers usually expect an employee in this occupation to be able to do the job after Moderate-term on-the-job training (1-12 months) .

Occupational Wages[Top]
AreaYearPeriodHourly MeanHourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
California 20141st Qtr$18.38$14.43$17.73$21.87

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Occupational Projections of Employment (also called "Outlook" or "Demand")[Top]
 AreaEstimated Year-Projected YearEmploymentEmployment ChangeAnnual Avg Openings
EstimatedProjectedNumberPercent
California 2010 - 202058,60068,4009,80016.72,000

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Industries Employing This Occupation (click on Industry Title to View Employers List)[Top]
Industry Title
Number of Employers in State of California
Percent of Total
Employment for Occupation in State of California
Accounting and Bookkeeping Services 25,00415.7%
Offices of Physicians 63,21814.3%
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 1,6755.9%
Offices of Dentists 27,0653.6%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 9623.5%
Office Administrative Services 2,1643.1%
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 47,2632.1%
Legal Services 58,4711.7%
Employment Services 6,7261.4%
General Freight Trucking 4,6211.4%
Insurance Agencies, Brokerages & Support30,1101.4%
Grocery Product Merchant Wholesalers 5,4861.3%
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories 3,4061.2%
Freight Transportation Arrangement 2,5141.2%
Insurance Carriers 5,4701.2%
Commercial Goods Merchant Wholesalers 6,7831.2%
Management & Technical Consulting Svc 30,0541.1%
Outpatient Care Centers 7,5471.1%
Electronic Markets and Agents/Brokers 2,6461.0%
Home Health Care Services 4,1281.0%

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About This Occupation (from O*NET - The Occupation Information Network)[Top]
Top Tasks (Specific duties and responsibilities of this job.)
Encode and cancel checks, using bank machines.
Take orders for imprinted checks.
Compare previously prepared bank statements with canceled checks and reconcile discrepancies.
Verify signatures and required information on checks.
Post stop-payment notices to prevent payment of protested checks.
Maintain files of canceled checks and customers` signatures.
Match statements with batches of canceled checks by account numbers.
Weigh envelopes containing statements to determine correct postage and affix postage, using stamps or metering equipment.
Load machines with statements, cancelled checks, or envelopes to prepare statements for distribution to customers or stuff envelopes by hand.
Retrieve checks returned to customers in error, adjusting customer accounts and answering inquiries about errors as necessary.

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Top Skills used in this Job
Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others` reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
Time Management - Managing one`s own time and the time of others.
Time Management - Managing one`s own time and the time of others.
Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.

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Top Work Values (Aspects of this job that create satisfaction.)
Support - Occupations that satisfy this work value offer supportive management that stands behind employees.
Relationships - Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to provide service to others and work with co-workers in a friendly non-competitive environment.

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Top Interests (The types of activities someone in this job would like.)
Conventional - Conventional occupations frequently involve following set procedures and routines. These occupations can include working with data and details more than with ideas. Usually there is a clear line of authority to follow.
Enterprising - Enterprising occupations frequently involve starting up and carrying out projects. These occupations can involve leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes they require risk taking and often deal with business.

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