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Highest Paying Industries for Credit Analysts

The top 100 highest paying industries for credit analysts (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment in those industries are also shown. As shown in the table, with an average annual salary of $100,250, securities and commodity contracts intermediation and brokerage is the highest paying industry for credit analysts. It is followed by securities, commodity contracts, and other financial investments and related activities industry (average annual salary $93,680). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in May 2015 [1]. For more information about salaries of credit analysts in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Industries for Credit Analysts

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage
$100,250
2,610
2 Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities
$93,680
4,300
3 Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
$86,190
80
4 Software Publishers
$85,760
170
5 Other Financial Investment Activities
$85,320
1,680
6 Natural Gas Distribution
$80,990
120
7 Monetary Authorities-Central Bank
$79,740
160
8 Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$78,140
450
9 Other Insurance Related Activities
$77,190
30
10 Utilities
$76,530
220
11 Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations
$75,530
70
12 Automobile Dealers
$74,940
640
13 State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$73,120
40
14 Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations
$72,640
90
15 Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution
$72,470
110
16 Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$72,380
1,090
17 Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$71,290
130
18 Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers
$71,110
760
19 Support Activities for Air Transportation
$70,600
50
20 Activities Related to Credit Intermediation
$70,020
3,190
21 Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$69,740
120
22 Health Care and Social Assistance
$69,650
180
23 Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing
$69,560
n/a
24 Publishing Industries (except Internet)
$69,200
310
25 Funds, Trusts, and Other Financial Vehicles
$69,040
30
26 Primary Metal Manufacturing
$68,800
30
27 Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$68,660
110
28 Other Nondepository Credit Intermediation
$68,530
8,590
29 Management of Companies and Enterprises
$68,470
10,950
30 Finance and Insurance
$68,400
44,900
31 Information
$68,150
1,510
32 Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$67,720
350
33 Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores
$67,370
40
34 Nondepository Credit Intermediation
$67,230
15,790
35 Educational Services - Privately owned
$67,060
50
36 Wired Telecommunications Carriers
$67,010
580
37 Hospitals - Privately owned
$66,930
150
38 Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$66,870
290
39 Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$66,810
2,100
40 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$66,780
150
41 Retail Trade
$66,740
990
42 Credit Intermediation and Related Activities
$66,730
39,540
43 Paper and Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers
$66,650
140
44 Depository Credit Intermediation
$65,920
20,560
45 Employment Services
$65,780
260
46 Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
$65,760
130
47 Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$65,600
160
48 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$65,410
160
49 Insurance Carriers
$65,230
660
50 Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
$64,890
40
51 Insurance Carriers and Related Activities
$64,840
870
52 Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$64,830
150
53 Federal, State, and Local Government
$64,830
150
54 Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing
$64,730
40
55 Telecommunications
$64,710
700
56 Telephone Call Centers
$63,740
250
57 Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
$63,400
80
58 Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities
$63,100
210
59 Support Activities for Transportation
$62,350
100
60 Beer, Wine, and Distilled Alcoholic Beverage Merchant Wholesalers
$62,020
100
61 Administrative and Support Services
$62,000
1,690
62 Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$62,000
1,700
63 Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$61,730
n/a
64 Scientific Research and Development Services
$61,730
n/a
65 Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$61,530
110
66 Direct Insurance (except Life, Health, and Medical) Carriers
$61,350
450
67 Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$61,330
110
68 Office Administrative Services
$61,320
150
69 Business Support Services
$61,240
1,240
70 Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers
$61,170
180
71 Transportation and Warehousing
$61,040
200
72 Educational Services
$60,990
190
73 Metal and Mineral (except Petroleum) Merchant Wholesalers
$60,930
120
74 Lessors of Real Estate
$60,800
40
75 Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$60,620
160
76 Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing
$60,390
50
77 Insurance Agencies and Brokerages
$60,190
170
78 Hardware, and Plumbing and Heating Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$59,830
160
79 Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing
$59,220
50
80 Apparel Manufacturing
$59,150
60
81 Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$59,130
390
82 Direct Health and Medical Insurance Carriers
$59,100
70
83 Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$58,870
390
84 Converted Paper Product Manufacturing
$58,840
40
85 Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$58,740
1,660
86 Other Motor Vehicle Dealers
$58,710
80
87 Freight Transportation Arrangement
$58,600
50
88 Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing
$58,560
50
89 Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers
$58,540
140
90 Rental and Leasing Services
$58,420
200
91 Wholesale Trade
$58,420
3,510
92 Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$58,390
130
93 Food Manufacturing
$58,250
40
94 Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$57,970
220
95 Paper Manufacturing
$57,860
40
96 Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$57,800
80
97 Manufacturing
$57,540
1,890
98 Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers
$57,480
40
99 Temporary Help Services
$57,390
130
100 Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers
$57,200
110
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