Credit Analyst Salary in Sector of Information

The salary statistics of credit analysts in the industry sector of information are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare credit analyst salaries in different industries within the information sector.

Average Annual Salary of Credit Analysts

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
25th Percentile Wage
50th Percentile Wage
75th Percentile Wage
90th Percentile Wage

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for credit analysts in the industry sector of information. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) credit analysts is $117,850. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $70,480. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid credit analysts is $45,370.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of credit analysts in the industry sector of information from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2.19% 14.50%
-0.52% -
1.66% -
2.39% -
9.41% -
- -

Compare Credit Analyst Salary in Different Industries within the Information Sector

The average salaries of credit analysts in nine industries in the information sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for credit analyst occupations is the data processing, hosting, and related services industry with an annual salary $76,820. The lowest paying industry is the wireless telecommunications carriers (except satellite) industry (annual salary $46,990). For detailed credit analyst salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
Software Publishers
Wired Telecommunications Carriers
Publishing Industries (except Internet)
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers
Other Telecommunications
Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite)

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].


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