Credit Counselors (13-2071)

Occupation description:  Advise and educate individuals or organizations on acquiring and managing debt. May provide guidance in determining the best type of loan and explaining loan requirements or restrictions. May help develop debt management plans, advise on credit issues, or provide budget, mortgage, and bankruptcy counseling.

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Employment and Job Openings   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska n/an/an/a n/an/an/a
United States 32,60037,600 15.5500 5401,050

Job outlook

  • Alaska: The job outlook for Alaska is not available.


2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 23.7914.1917.10 21.3427.1536.17

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
241 4.262.5 45.8
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation1
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation1
UI claimants previously working in occupation0
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 31
Number of job position postings 2
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 15.5

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: Bachelor’s degree Work experience: None On-the-job training: Moderate-term on-the-job training

Training Resources

 Degree
University of Alaska Fairbanks, CTC   (Fairbanks)
Financial Services Rep OEC

 Degree
University of Alaska Southeast, Juneau   (Juneau)
Financial Institutions OEC