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What Does it Take to Be a Credit Authorizer, Checker, or Clerk?

Occupation 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.

Types of Credit Authorizer, Checker, or Clerk Jobs

  • Credit Checker
  • Credit Charge Authorizer
  • Credit Reference Clerk
  • Credit Processor
  • Credit Rating Checker

Credit Authorizer, Checker, or Clerk Job Outlook

There were about 38,500 jobs for Credit Authorizer, Checker, or Clerk in 2016 (in the United States). There is little to no growth in job opportunities for Credit Authorizer, Checker, or Clerk. There will be an estimated 3,700 positions for Credit Authorizer, Checker, or Clerk per year.

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The states with the most job growth for Credit Authorizer, Checker, or Clerk are Utah, Florida, and Washington. Watch out if you plan on working in West Virginia, New Mexico, or Pennsylvania. These states have the worst job growth for this type of profession.

Average Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks Salary

The salary for Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks ranges between about $26,540 and $59,270 a year.

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Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks who work in Minnesota, New York, or Massachusetts, make the highest salaries.

How much do Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks make in each U.S. state?

State Annual Mean Salary
Alabama $36,390
Arizona $41,640
Arkansas $34,880
California $42,680
Colorado $45,780
Connecticut $42,330
Delaware $40,130
Florida $37,680
Georgia $34,550
Hawaii $44,690
Idaho $42,600
Illinois $45,010
Indiana $41,940
Iowa $32,740
Kansas $40,290
Kentucky $41,310
Louisiana $28,630
Maine $37,140
Maryland $39,830
Massachusetts $46,440
Michigan $44,020
Minnesota $48,300
Mississippi $30,440
Missouri $36,060
Montana $44,160
Nebraska $37,690
Nevada $33,930
New Hampshire $39,010
New Jersey $44,500
New Mexico $35,370
New York $48,420
North Carolina $42,160
North Dakota $38,330
Ohio $40,780
Oklahoma $38,370
Oregon $45,130
Pennsylvania $40,270
Rhode Island $46,340
South Carolina $40,340
South Dakota $34,530
Tennessee $39,220
Texas $42,480
Utah $37,490
Virginia $40,500
Washington $40,160
West Virginia $36,440
Wisconsin $43,240

Where do Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks Work?

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The table below shows some of the most common industries where those employed in this career field work.

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