Also known as Driver Examiner, Driver License Agent, Driver License Examiner, Examiner, License Examiner, License Registration Examiner, Licensing Analyst, Motor Vehicle Clerk, Public Service Representative (PSR), Transportation Services Representative (TSR)
Also known as Driver Examiner, Driver License Agent, Driver License Examiner
Driver Examiners examine, evaluate, and investigate eligibility for or conformity with laws and regulations governing contract compliance of licenses and permits, and perform other compliance and enforcement inspection and analysis activities not classified elsewhere.
Driver Examiners are often responsible for overseeing or executing some or all of the following tasks:
The above responsibilities are specific to Driver Examiners. More generally, Driver Examiners are involved in several broader types of activities:
The median salary for a Driver Examiner is $71,100, and the average salary is $75,620. Both the median and average roughly describe the middle of the Driver Examiner salary range, but the average is more easily affected by extremely high or low salaries.
Many Driver Examiners earn significantly more or less than the average, due to several factors. About 10% of Driver Examiners earn less than $40,160 per year, 25% earn less than $52,670, 75% earn less than $95,330, and 90% earn less than $115,220.
Between the years of 2020 and 2030, the number of Driver Examiners is expected to change by 6.2%, and there should be roughly 30,000 open positions for Driver Examiners every year.
Career interests describe a person's preferences for different types of working environments and activities. When a person's interest match the demands of an occupation, people are usually more engaged and satisfied in that role.
Compared to most occupations, those who work as a Driver Examiner are usually higher in their Enterprising and Conventional interests.
Driver Examiners typically have very strong Enterprising interests. 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.
Also, Driver Examiners typically have very strong Conventional interests. 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.
People differ in their values, or what is most important to them for building job satisfaction and fulfillment.
Compared to most people, those working as a Driver Examiner tend to value Relationships, Support, and Independence.
Most importantly, Driver Examiners strongly value 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.
Second, Driver Examiners moderately value Support. Occupations that satisfy this work value offer supportive management that stands behind employees.
Lastly, Driver Examiners moderately value Independence. Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to work on their own and make decisions.
Each occupation brings its own set of psychological demands, which describe the characteristics necessary to perform the job well.
In order to perform their job successfully, people who work as Driver Examiners must consistently demonstrate qualities such as integrity, dependability, and independence.
Below, you'll find a list of qualities typically required of Driver Examiners, ranked by importance:
Driver Examiners often have training in vocational schools, related on-the-job experience, or an associate's degree.
Driver Examiners usually need one or two years of training involving both on-the-job experience and informal training with experienced workers. A recognized apprenticeship program may be associated with this occupation.
Driver Examiners may benefit from understanding of specialized subject areas, such as law and government, customer and personal service, or public safety and security knowledge.
The list below shows several areas in which most Driver Examiners might want to build proficiency, ranked by importance.
Driver Examiners must develop a particular set of abilities to perform their job well. Abilities are individual capacities that influence a person's information processing, sensory perception, motor coordination, and physical strength or endurance. Individuals may naturally have certain abilities without explicit training, but most abilities can be sharpened somewhat through practice.
For example, Driver Examiners need abilities such as oral comprehension, written comprehension, and oral expression in order to perform their job at a high level. The list below shows several important abilities for Driver Examiners, ranked by their relative importance.
Skills are developed capacities that enable people to function effectively in real-world settings. Unlike abilities, skills are typically easier to build through practice and experience. Skills influence effectiveness in areas such as learning, working with others, design, troubleshooting, and more.
Driver Examiners frequently use skills like active listening, reading comprehension, and speaking to perform their job effectively. The list below shows several critical skills for Driver Examiners, ranked by their relative importance.
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