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Financial Institution Officers and Managers

Overview

Financial institution officers and managers oversee the activities of banks and personal credit institutions such as credit unions and finance companies. These establishments serve business, government, and individuals. They lend money, maintain savings, enable people and businesses to write checks or make online payments for goods and services, rent safe-deposit boxes for storing valuables, manage trust funds, advise clients on investments and business affairs, issue credit cards and traveler's checks, and take payments for gas and electric bills. There are approximately 531,120 financial managers (including those working outside of financial institutions) employed in the United States.

Salary Range

$50,000 to $100,000+

Minimum Education Level

Bachelor's Degree

Certification/License

Recommended

Outlook

About as Fast as the Average
Personality Traits

Conventional

Enterprising

Organized

Career Ladder
President

Vice President

Manager

Treasurer or Controller

Loan Officer, or Loan Counselor, or Credit and Collection Manager