Salary for Credit Authorizers

Also known as:  Charge Authorizer, Commercial Credit Reviewer, Credit Authorizer, Credit Charge Authorizer, Credit Checker, Credit Investigator, Credit Processor, Credit Rating Checker, Credit Reference Clerk, Credit Report Checker helps find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations. Sign up in our talent cluster and get scouted today!

Credit Authorizers are responsible for authorizing credit charges against a customer's account. To do this they must investigate history and the credit of the person wishing to establish credit to determine their worthiness of the credit. Credit authorizers, Checkers and Clerks can work in banks, employment service companies and other institutions in which credit is necessary for an individual to obtain a product or service. Although a high school diploma is all that is required for the position, some employers prefer those who have additional training and education.

A Credit Authorizer can earn a wage of between 24000 - 36000 based on levels of tenure. Credit Authorizers receive a compensation of Thirty Four Thousand Six Hundred dollars each year.

Credit Authorizers can receive the best compensation in Massachusetts, where they can receive average pay of just about $43640. Professionals that work in this career have the best average pay in Public Administration, where they get pay of $57310.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 9.64 percent nationwide in that time.


Credit Authorizers tend to make the most in the following industries:

Public Administration
Transportation and Warehousing
Health Care and Social Assistance
Wholesale Trade

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
Accommodation and Food Services
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
Retail Trade
Educational Services