Credit authorizers, checkers, & clerks

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2019 Workforce
37k
Average Age
41.3
Estimated Job Growth
−4.83%
10-year projection
Average Salary
$55,056
Average Male Salary
$77,457
Average Female Salary
$45,574

About

Credit authorizers, checkers, & clerks are most often employed by the Banking & related activities industry. The average yearly wage for Credit authorizers, checkers, & clerks was $55,056 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Credit authorizers, checkers, & clerks by wage are Precision instrument & equipment repairers, Photographic process workers & processing machine operators, and Production, planning, & expediting clerks.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Credit authorizers, checkers, & clerks are Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Roanoke, Salem Cities & Vinton Town) PUMA, VA. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Credit authorizers, checkers, & clerks are Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Roanoke, Salem Cities & Vinton Town) PUMA, VA.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Credit authorizers, checkers, & clerks and on wages and locations for those in the field. Banking & related activities is the industry that employs the most Credit authorizers, checkers, & clerks, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Credit authorizers, checkers, & clerks, by average wage, is Insurance carriers. Credit authorizers, checkers, & clerks are paid most in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Roanoke, Salem Cities & Vinton Town) PUMA, VA but are relatively concentrated in Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission (Roanoke, Salem Cities & Vinton Town) PUMA, VA.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$55,056
AVERAGE SALARY
± $7,549

In 2019, Credit authorizers, checkers, & clerks earned an average of $55,056, $468 less than than the average national salary of $55,524.

Photographic process workers & processing machine operators make somewhat more than Credit authorizers, checkers, & clerks while Precision instrument & equipment repairers make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Credit authorizers, checkers, & clerks as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.395
WAGE GINI

In 2015, Credit authorizers, checkers, & clerks had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.395, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Credit authorizers, checkers, & clerks (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Credit authorizers, checkers, & clerks.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Credit authorizers, checkers, & clerks

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Credit authorizers, checkers, & clerks.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Credit authorizers, checkers, & clerks, by number of employees, are Banking & related activities, Nondepository credit & related activities, and Savings institutions, including credit unions .

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Credit authorizers, checkers, & clerks, by average wage, are Insurance carriers, Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments, and Nondepository credit & related activities.

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Industries by Share

37k
2019 Workforce
± 4,720
−17.3%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 20.9%

The number of people employed as Credit authorizers, checkers, & clerks has been declining at a rate of −17.3%, from 44,720 people in 2018 to 36,972 people in 2019.

This graphic shows the share of Credit authorizers, checkers, & clerks employed by various industries. Banking & related activities employs the largest share of Credit authorizers, checkers, & clerks at  38.3%, followed by Nondepository credit & related activities with 21% and Savings institutions, including credit unions  with 8.77%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Credit authorizers, checkers, & clerks in the US. The average age of male Credit authorizers, checkers, & clerks in the workforce is 38.6 and of female Credit authorizers, checkers, & clerks is 42.4, and the most common race/ethnicity for Credit authorizers, checkers, & clerks is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

11k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 2,574
26k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 3,957

70.3% of Credit authorizers, checkers, & clerks are Female, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Credit authorizers, checkers, & clerks.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Credit authorizers, checkers, & clerks
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. White (Hispanic)
  3. Black (Non-Hispanic)

67% of Credit authorizers, checkers, & clerks are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 15.2% of Credit authorizers, checkers, & clerks, White (Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Credit authorizers, checkers, & clerks.

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Age by Gender

38.6
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 3.11
42.4
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 2

The median age of Credit authorizers, checkers, & clerks is 41.3, and Male employees are generally 3.76 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Credit authorizers, checkers, & clerks from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Credit authorizers, checkers, & clerks is Business but a relatively high number of Credit authorizers, checkers, & clerks hold a major in Business.

Majors

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Credit authorizers, checkers, & clerks from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Credit authorizers, checkers, & clerks need many skills, but most especially Active Listening, Speaking, and Reading Comprehension. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Credit authorizers, checkers, & clerks need more than the average amount of Active Listening, Speaking, and Writing.

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Projections

Projections on job growth for Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The 10-year national workforce is projected to grow 3.71%, but Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks are expected to see a growth of −4.83% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow less than the national average.

Job Growth

For growth projections, the closest comparible industry reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics is Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks.
−4.83%
Estimated Job Growth
10-year Projection
3.71%
National Growth
10-year Projection

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in the number of jobs for Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks. This profession is expected to grow less than than 3.71%, the average rate of national job growth.

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