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Credit Analysts

Overview

Credit analysts analyze financial information to evaluate the amount of risk involved in lending money to businesses or individuals. They contact banks, credit associations, and others to obtain credit information and prepare a written report of findings used to recommend credit limits. There are approximately 70,840 credit analysts employed in the United States.

Salary Range

$25,000 to $100,000+

Minimum Education Level

Bachelor's Degree

Certification/License

Recommended

Outlook

About as Fast as the Average
Personality Traits

Conventional

Enterprising

Realistic

Career Ladder
Chief Credit Executive or Commercial Loan Officer

Credit Manager

Credit Analyst

Bank Teller or Customer Service Representative

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