Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks
SOC: 43-4041.00

Description:

Authorize credit charges against customers' accounts. Investigate history and credit standing of individuals or business establishments applying for credit. May interview applicants to obtain personal and financial data; determine credit worthiness; process applications; and notify customers of acceptance or rejection of credit.


National Salary Information:

Hourly Statistics:

Annual Statistics:

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2015 wage data.


Employment Projections:

Employment (2014):
46,100 employed

Projected (2024):
43,300 employed

Projected growth (2014-2024)


Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2015 2014-2024 employment projections external site. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2014-2024). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.


Alternate Titles:

  • Charge Authorizer
  • Commercial Credit Reviewer
  • Credit Charge Authorizer
  • Credit Checker
  • Credit Investigator
  • Credit Processor
  • Credit Rating Checker
  • Credit Reference Clerk
  • Credit Report Checker


  • office and administrative support


    industry stats

    SOC: 43-0000

    Total Employed: 21,846,420

    Average Annual Salary: $36,330