Credit Checkers

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What do they do?

Investigate history and credit standing of individuals or business establishments applying for credit. Telephone or write to credit departments of business and service establishments to obtain information about applicant's credit standing.

Also known as:

Commercial Credit Reviewer, Commercial Loan Reviewer, Credit Administrator, Credit Investigator, Credit Manager, Credit Processor, Credit Representative

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 Checkers:

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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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Colleges that Prepare

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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.
  • Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
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Knowledge

People in this career often know a lot about:

  • 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.
  • Mathematics - Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
  • Clerical - Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.
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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.
  • Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
  • Written Comprehension - The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
  • Written Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
  • Speech Clarity - The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
  • 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:

  • Compile data or documentation.
  • Analyze financial information.
  • Obtain personal or financial information about customers or applicants.
  • Interview employees, customers, or others to collect information.
  • Search files, databases or reference materials to obtain needed information.
  • Prepare documentation for contracts, transactions, or regulatory compliance.
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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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