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Credit Authorization: Career and Education Opportunities in Maine

Credit Authorization: Credit professionals handle issues of authorization and check customers' credit histories. They analyze credit histories in order to determine if a given customer is an appropriate credit risk.

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Maine has a population of 1,318,301, which has grown by 3.40% over the past decade. Nicknamed the "Pine Tree State," its capital is Augusta, though its biggest city is Portland. In 2008, there were a total of 840,874 jobs in Maine. The average annual income was $36,368 in 2008, up from $35,028 the previous year. The unemployment rate in Maine was 8.0% in 2009, which has grown by 2.7% since the previous year. Approximately 22.9% of Maine residents have college degrees, which is lower than the national average.

The top industries in Maine include paper manufacturing, pulp, paper, and paperboard mills, and direct selling establishments. Notable tourist attractions include the Maine Womens Chistian Temperance Union, the Tate House Museum, and the Portland Harbor Museum.


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CAREERS WITHIN Credit Authorization

Credit Investigator

Credit Investigators investigate history and credit standing of individuals or business establishments applying for credit. Credit Investigators need to read and understand what has been read. They also need to think through complex problems and develop a critical analysis of the situation and possible solutions.