Credit Analysts

General Information

Description

Analyze credit data and financial statements of individuals or firms to determine the degree of risk involved in extending credit or lending money. Prepare reports with credit information for use in decision making.

Workplace at a Glance

What you can expect to experience while on the job

  • Responsibility
  • Exposure to job hazards
  • Physical activity
  • Decision making
  • Repetitiveness
  • Level of competition
  • Time pressure

Industry areas

  • Credit Intermediation and Related Activities (5221 And 5223 only)
  • Nondepository Credit Intermediation
  • Management of Companies and Enterprises
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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$71,520

State-by-state Salary

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$105,960
$39,430
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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • Bachelor's degree 50%
  • Associate's degree 26%
  • High school 6%
  • Some college 6%
  • Post-secondary certificate 6%
  • Post baccalaureate 3%
  • Master's degree 0%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Less than high school 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • First professional degree 0%

Related College Majors

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Knowledge

  • Mathematics
  • Clerical
  • Economics and Accounting
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • English Language

Skills at a Glance

Skills helpful in this career

  • Verbal skills
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • Math & science skills
  • Technology design & control
  • Leadership
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