Positions for credit checkers will be among the harder-to-get Denver finance jobs in the coming years.
Credit checkers investigate the history and credit standing of individuals or businesses applying for credit. This is mainly done by calling or writing various credit departments in order to obtain information about an applicant’s credit standing.
According to the Colorado Department of Labor & Employment, competition for available credit checker positions will be tough during the near future, as the total number of jobs is expected to decrease.
Employment of credit authorizers, checkers and clerks in the Denver area is expected to decrease from 623 workers during 2009 to 531 workers by 2019, accounting for a loss of 92 jobs and an average annual decrease of 1.6 percent.
The largest industries that employed credit authorizers, checkers and clerks in the Denver area during 2009 were:
- Credit intermediation and related activity
- Non-durable goods merchant wholesalers
- Durable goods merchant wholesalers
- Educational services
- Administrative and support services
- Building material and garden supply stores
- Insurance carriers and related activity
- Electronic markets and agents/brokers
- Motor vehicle and parts dealers
During 2009, the average wage earned by credit checkers in the Denver area was $18.22 per hour or $37,906 per year, while the average entry-level wage was $12.95 per hour or $26,942 per year and the average experienced-level wage was $20.66 per hour or $42,975 per year.
Some related occupations include: property and casualty insurance claims examiners; Auto damage insurance appraisers; procurement clerks; customer service representatives; government programs eligibility interviewers; interviewers, except eligibility and loan; insurance claims clerks; insurance policy processing clerks.