• Credit Analysts
  • Finance
  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 88,100
    $54,520 range bar $150,280
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
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    Very Fast Growing
  • Credit analysts evaluate credit data and financial statements of individuals or firms to determine the level of risk involved in extending credit or lending money. They also prepare credit reports for use in decision making.

What do they typically do

  • Prepare reports and make recommendations about the degree of risk in extending credit or lending money
  • Use computer programs to evaluate customers' financial situation
  • Discuss and exchange credit information with credit associations and other business representatives
  • Resolve customer complaints about the credit analysis
  • Review individual or commercial customer files to identify and select delinquent accounts for collection
  • Meet with clients to gather information needed to make credit and lending decisions
  • Compare financial histories of evaluated establishments with those of similar establishments in the same industry and geographic location
  • Review and evaluate information to help make decisions about lending or offering credit

Number of Jobs

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Job Growth +1.3%
Job Opening 289

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Education & Training

  • Education

    Most require a four-year bachelor's degree, but some do not.
    Associated Programs or Majors
    • NA
Private Training Programs

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