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
$42,800
25th Percentile Wage
$54,070
50th Percentile Wage
$68,940
75th Percentile Wage
$87,630
90th Percentile Wage
$115,730

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 $115,730. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $68,940. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid credit analysts is $42,800.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of credit analysts in the industry sector of information from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201668,940-0.52%12.59%
201569,3001.66%-
201468,1502.39%-
201366,5209.41%-
201260,260--

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 $80,160. 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
$80,160
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$80,160
Software Publishers
$72,890
Wired Telecommunications Carriers
$70,000
Telecommunications
$66,870
Publishing Industries (except Internet)
$64,940
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers
$59,210
Other Telecommunications
$54,720
Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite)
$46,990

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].




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