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Credit Authorizer, Checker, and Clerk Salary, Earnings and Wage Information

  Pay Period Low Median High
  Hourly $8.72 $14.41 $22.30
  Annual $18,100 $30,000 $46,400
  • “High” indicates 90% of workers earn less and 10% earn more.
  • “Median” indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
  • “Low” indicates 10% of workers earn less and 90% earn more.
  • “N/A” indicates the data is not available.

Notes: The yearly wage data presented above represents U.S. workers who are employed full-time with year-round schedules.

Occupation Description

Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks 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.