Salary for Credit Authorizers

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This occupation has now been updated to Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks

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 career community 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 expect a wage between $28,020 and $62,940 based on tenure and industry expertise. will usually earn a wage of fourty-three thousand five hundred and eigthy dollars annually.

have the best average compensation in Rhode Island, where they can earn compensation, on average, of near $51,800. Employees with these job titles can obtain the highest salaries in Construction, where they receive average wages of $51,940.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 38.29 percent nationwide in that time.


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

Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
Other Services (except Public Administration)

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Retail Trade
Accommodation and Food Services
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
Health Care and Social Assistance
Educational Services
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing