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 decisionmaking.

Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Private, for profit96.06%
  2. Private, not for profit2.28%
  3. Self-employed1.30%
  4. State and local government0.12%

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
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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$74,970

State-by-state Salary

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$108,230
$49,490
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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • Bachelor's degree 95%
  • Master's degree 5%
  • High school 0%
  • Some college 0%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Associate's degree 0%
  • Post baccalaureate 0%
  • Less than high school 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • First professional degree 0%
  • Post-secondary certificate 0%

Related College Majors

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Knowledge

  • Economics and Accounting
  • Mathematics
  • English Language
  • Clerical
  • Law and Government

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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