Career Outlook for Loan Officers

Also known as:  Branch Lending Officer, Commercial Lender, Loan Analyst, Loan Officer, Loan Reviewer, Real Estate Loan Officer
The overall job outlook for Loan Officer careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 1.61 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 0.27 percent per year. Demand for Loan Officers is expected to go up, with an expected 77,570 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 3.42 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Loan Officers in the following states
California 28,800
Florida 23,850
Texas 16,510
New York 15,580
Illinois 13,280
Pennsylvania 11,110
Ohio 10,340
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Loan Officers
Virgin Islands 30
Guam 70
Alaska 350
Vermont 390
District of Columbia 590
Delaware 720
West Virginia 750