Credit Analysts


Analyze current credit data and financial statements of individuals or firms to determine the degree of risk involved in extending credit or lending money. Prepare reports with this credit information for use in decision-making.


Top Industry of Employment

  1. Commercial Banks

2002 - 2003 Wages
by MSA and Workforce Investment Areas

Area Employment**
Total
Hourly Wage Annual
Mean Entry Experienced Mean Entry Experienced
Missouri 1,440 21.44 14.14 25.10 44,600 29,400 52,210
Joplin MSA 10 16.99 12.99 18.99 35,340 27,020 39,490
Columbia MSA 30 17.96 13.26 20.31 37,360 27,580 42,240
Springfield MSA 130 18.36 13.60 20.74 38,190 28,290 43,130
St Louis MSA 890 22.37 14.27 26.42 46,530 29,690 54,960
Kansas City* 270 21.98 14.96 25.49 45,722 31,116 53,026
Central Region* 50 18.59 13.95 20.90 38,659 29,016 43,481
Northeast Region* 10 18.10 10.94 21.68 37,642 22,747 45,089
Ozark Region* 130 18.79 13.44 21.46 39,076 27,946 44,641
Southeast Region* 10 13.21 10.23 14.70 27,473 21,272 30,574
St. Louis City* 300 19.06 12.31 22.44 39,650 25,601 46,674
St. Louis County* 520 24.18 16.15 28.20 50,296 33,584 58,652

Long-term Employment Projections

Area Employment ** Change 2000-2010 Annual
Avg Openings
Long-term
Outlook
2000 Estimated 2010 Projected Number Percent
Missouri 1,230 1,390 160 13.01 41 Great
Kansas City MSA 520 580 60 11.54 16 Good
St Louis MSA 730 790 60 8.22 22 Good
Central Region* 60 70 10 16.67 2 Caution
Northeast Region* 20 20 .00 Caution
Ozark Region* 50 50 .00 2 Caution
Southeast Region* 30 40 10 33.33 1 Caution
Southwest Region* 20 30 10 50.00 2 Caution

* - Workforce Investment Areas
** - Why are the employment levels different for the same occupation?



This profession generally requires Bachelor's degree in one of the following
Accounting
Finance, General
Credit Management (NEW)