Credit Authorizers

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What do they do?

Authorize credit charges against customers' accounts.

Also known as:

Business Manager, Credit Administrator, Credit Director, Credit Manager

Typical Wages

Annual wages for Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks in United States

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Projected Growth Rate

Employment of Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks is projected to Decline 4 percent from 2018 to 2028

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Projected Employment

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Projected Employment Rankings For All United States:

  • -4.6%

    Percent Change

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  • 2,800

    Annual Projected Job Openings

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Typical College Majors

Majors that prepare Credit Authorizers:

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Education Level

  • Doctorate or Professional Degree (1.2%)
  • Master's degree (6.7%)
  • Bachelor's degree (21.8%)
  • Associate's degree (15.3%)
  • Some college, no degree (26.5%)
  • High school diploma equivalent (27.4%)
  • Less than high school diploma (1.1%)

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Skills

People in this career often have these skills:

  • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
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Knowledge

People in this career often know a lot about:

  • English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Computers and Electronics - Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
  • Mathematics - Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
  • Law and Government - Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the democratic political process.
  • Economics and Accounting - Knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices, the financial markets, banking and the analysis and reporting of financial data.
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Abilities

People in this career often have talent in:

  • Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Written Comprehension - The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
  • Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
  • Written Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
  • Problem Sensitivity - The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
  • Near Vision - The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
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Activities: what you might do in a day

People in this career often do these activities:

  • Analyze financial information.
  • Maintain financial or account records.
  • File documents or records.
  • Obtain personal or financial information about customers or applicants.
  • Send information, materials or documentation.
  • Execute sales or other financial transactions.

This page includes data from:

O*NET OnLine Career data: O*NET 24.3 Database by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration (“USDOL/ETA”). Used under the CC BY 4.0 license. O*NET® is a trademark of USDOL/ETA

Occupation statistics: USDOL U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Employment Statistics

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