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Credit Checkers

Also called: Credit Manager, Credit Processor, Credit Investigator, Credit Administrator

What they do:
Investigate history and credit standing of individuals or business establishments applying for credit. Telephone or write to credit departments of business and service establishments to obtain information about applicant's credit standing.
On the job, you would:
  • Compile and analyze credit information gathered by investigation.
  • Obtain information about potential creditors from banks, credit bureaus, and other credit services, and provide reciprocal information if requested.
  • Interview credit applicants by telephone or in person to obtain personal and financial data needed to complete credit report.

Knowledge

Business
  • customer service
  • administrative services
Math and Science
  • arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics
Arts and Humanities
  • English language
Safety and Government
  • law and government

Skills

Basic Skills
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
  • talking to others
Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it

Abilities

Verbal
  • communicate by speaking
  • listen and understand what people say
Ideas and Logic
  • make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information
  • notice when problems happen

Personality

People interested in this work like activities that include data, detail, and regular routines.
They do well at jobs that need:
  • Self Control
  • Attention to Detail
  • Integrity
  • Dependability
  • Cooperation
  • Stress Tolerance

Technology

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Education

Education: (rated 2 of 5)
high school diploma or
bachelor's degree
usually needed

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Job Outlook

Below Average Outlook
New job opportunities are less likely in the future.
Salary
$33,600
per year, on average
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