Credit counselors & loan officers

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2019 Workforce
354k
Average Age
43.6
Average Salary
$82,695
Average Male Salary
$102,970
Average Female Salary
$67,256

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Credit counselors & loan officers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Nondepository credit & related activities is the industry that employs the most Credit counselors & loan officers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Credit counselors & loan officers, by average wage, is Lessors of real estate, and offices of real estate agents and brokers. Credit counselors & loan officers are paid most in Dallas (Far North) & Richardson (Southwest) Cities PUMA, TX but are relatively concentrated in Rock Hill City & Fort Mill Town PUMA, SC.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$82,695
AVERAGE SALARY
± $3,463

In 2019, Credit counselors & loan officers earned an average of $82,695, $27,171 more than than the average national salary of $55,524.

Radiation therapists make somewhat more than Credit counselors & loan officers while Real estate brokers & sales agents make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Credit counselors & loan officers as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.401
WAGE GINI

In 2015, Credit counselors & loan officers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.401, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Credit counselors & loan officers (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 counselors & loan officers.

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Spatial Concentration

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Credit counselors & loan officers.

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Industries

Most Common

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

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Industries by Share

354k
2019 Workforce
± 14,596
13%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 5.32%

The number of people employed as Credit counselors & loan officers has been growing at a rate of 13%, from 313,432 people in 2018 to 354,263 people in 2019.

This graphic shows the share of Credit counselors & loan officers employed by various industries. Nondepository credit & related activities employs the largest share of Credit counselors & loan officers at  39.2%, followed by Banking & related activities with 39.1% and Savings institutions, including credit unions  with 9.71%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Credit counselors & loan officers in the US. The average age of male Credit counselors & loan officers in the workforce is 43.2 and of female Credit counselors & loan officers is 44, and the most common race/ethnicity for Credit counselors & loan officers is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

153k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 9,603
201k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 11,003

56.8% of Credit counselors & loan officers are Female, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Credit counselors & loan officers.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Credit counselors & loan officers
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. White (Hispanic)
  3. Black (Non-Hispanic)

72.1% of Credit counselors & loan officers are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 9.78% of Credit counselors & loan officers, White (Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Credit counselors & loan officers.

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Age by Gender

43.2
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 0.821
44
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 0.676

The median age of Credit counselors & loan officers is 43.6, and Male employees are generally 0.762 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Credit counselors & loan officers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Credit counselors & loan officers is Business but a relatively high number of Credit counselors & loan officers hold a major in Agriculture.

Majors

ACS PUMS data only shows the major for bachelor's degrees. However, we can filter the data based on highest degree obtained.
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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Credit counselors & loan officers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Credit counselors & loan officers need many skills, but most especially Speaking, Active Listening, and Reading Comprehension. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Credit counselors & loan officers need more than the average amount of Mathematics, Negotiation, and Service Orientation.

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