Credit Checker Job Description

Credit checkers work in an office environment, where they investigate the credit history of people or organizations applying for credit.

Responsibilities for credit checker jobs often include:

  • Analyzing credit information gathered during investigations.
  • Contacting applicant references to verify employment, behavior and other history.
  • Preparing credit recommendations and communicating them to the subscriber.
  • Obtaining information from credit bureaus, banks, and other services to determine the risk of extending credit.

Credit Checker Salaries

Credit Checker salaries can vary depending on your experience, the location, company, industry, and benefits provided. Nationwide, most credit checkers make between $26,400 – $41,100 per year, or $12.68 – $19.74 per hour.

Employment Outlook for Credit Checkers

There are currently 63,800 credit checkers in the United States, with 1,990 new credit checker job openings created each year.

Credit Checker jobs are not expected to see much growth beyond their current levels in the next decade.

Education / Training Requirements for Credit Checkers

Short-term on-the-job training is normally required for credit checker jobs.

Updated: 01/06/2011
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