Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks (43-4041)

Occupation description:  Authorize credit charges against customers' accounts. Investigate history and credit standing of individuals or business establishments applying for credit. May interview applicants to obtain personal and financial data; determine credit worthiness; process applications; and notify customers of acceptance or rejection of credit.

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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 2524 -4.00 00
United States 46,10043,300 -6.20 380380

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities. Read more.

2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 18.9111.9714.26 17.7522.6528.27
Alaska 19.7113.6916.20 19.8823.0826.14
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 19.4513.4615.81 19.8422.8624.93

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
274 14.864.0 60.0
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation11
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation3
UI claimants previously working in occupation4
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 38
Number of job position postings 3
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 12.7

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

Education: High school diploma or equivalent Work experience: None On-the-job training: Moderate-term on-the-job training

Training Resources

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