How Much Do Credit Checkers Make in 2021 (including Starting Salary)

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Annual Salary, Salary Range, and Highest Paying States and Industries

Credit Checkers

Credit Checkers 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.

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Table of contents
  1. Average salary
  2. Starting salary
  3. Salary rank
  4. Salary range
  5. Highest paying states
  6. Highest paying industries

Average salary

Annual salary
$43580 per year
Hourly wage
$21 per hour

Starting salary

Entry-level annual salary
$28,020 to $34,180 per year
Entry-level hourly wage
$13 to $16 per hour

Entry-level Credit Checkers with little to no experience can expect to make anywhere between $28,020 to $34,180 per year or $13 to $16 per hour. Similar to any other job, their salary will increase as they gain experience.

Salary rank

Salary rank

We wanted to make it easy for our readers to compare the salary of Credit Checkers to all the other careers out there. So we created Salary Rank. We compared the salary of all careers then we gave them a rank of A, B, C, or D depending on where their average salary sit in comparison to other careers.

Salary range

Level Hourly Annual
Highest (Top 10%) $30 $62,940
Senior (Top 25%) $25 $51,060
Middle (Mid 50%) $20 $41,730
Junior (Bottom 25%) $16 $34,180
No experience (Bottom 10%) $13 $28,020

Highest paying states

State Hourly Annual
RI $25 $51,800
NY $25 $51,690
CT $24 $50,150
MA $24 $49,890
WA $24 $49,540
MN $23 $48,630
NJ $23 $48,020
MD $23 $47,910
AZ $23 $47,620
PA $23 $47,240

Another simple way to increase your salary as a Credit Checker is to move to a higher paying state. However moving to a higher paying state like RI doesn’t guarantee that you will make more because the expenses at RI might be much higher than where you are currently living at right now.

According to BLS, the highest paid Credit Checkers are in the states of RI, NY, CT, MA and WA.

Highest paying industries

Salary by industry Annual Hourly
Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers $53850 $25.89
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing $53380 $25.66
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services $52820 $25.40
Direct Selling Establishments $52480 $25.23
Computer Systems Design and Related Services $51240 $24.63
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities $51080 $24.56
Telecommunications $50290 $24.18
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing $49890 $23.99
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing $49610 $23.85
Insurance Carriers $49210 $23.66
Other Personal Services $48870 $23.50
Machinery Manufacturing $48490 $23.31
Plastics Product Manufacturing $48400 $23.27
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing $47910 $23.03
Dairy Product Manufacturing $47500 $22.84
Legal Services $47260 $22.72
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution $46600 $22.41
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods $46480 $22.35
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods $46480 $22.35
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services $46350 $22.28
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods $46250 $22.24
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods $45890 $22.06
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers $45650 $21.95
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities $45560 $21.91
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities $45460 $21.85
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers $44930 $21.60
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers $44780 $21.53
Management of Companies and Enterprises $44580 $21.43
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services $44460 $21.38
Rental and Leasing Services $44330 $21.31

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