Sample 1 - State of California

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New Accounts Clerks
(SOC Code : 43-4141)
in California

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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Occupational Wages[Top]
AreaYearPeriodHourly MeanHourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
California 20131st Qtr$17.53$14.74$17.08$19.71

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Occupational Projections of Employment (also called "Outlook" or "Demand")[Top]
 AreaEstimated Year-Projected YearEmploymentEmployment ChangeAnnual Avg Openings
EstimatedProjectedNumberPercent
California 2010 - 20204,6005,0004008.7180

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Job Openings from JobCentral National Labor Exchange[Top]
 
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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
Depository Credit Intermediation 9,85892.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 9622.6%

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Training Programs (click on title for more information)[Top]
Program Title
Banking and Financial Support Services

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Top Tasks (Specific duties and responsibilities of this job.)
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.

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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.
Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Service Orientation - Actively looking for ways to help people.
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.
Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others` actions.
Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.

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Top Abilities (Attributes of the person that influence performance in this job.)
Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
Speech Recognition - The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.
Speech Clarity - The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.

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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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