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

  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.


2015 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 23.7014.5817.12 21.0826.6035.82

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
141 7.185.7 64.3
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation2
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation0
UI claimants previously working in occupation0
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 28
Number of job position postings 3
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 9.3

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