The salary statistics of credit analysts are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of credit analysts within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The credit analysts annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$42,010|
|25th Percentile Wage||$53,590|
|50th Percentile Wage||$71,290|
|75th Percentile Wage||$99,040|
|90th Percentile Wage||$140,880|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for credit analysts. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) credit analysts is $140,880. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $71,290. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $42,010. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 235% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of credit analysts from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
The average salaries of credit analysts in 18 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for credit analysts occupations is the health care and social assistance sector with an annual salary $79,660. The lowest paying sector is the arts, entertainment, and recreation sector (annual salary $52,050).
|Industry Sector||Median Annual Salary|
|Health Care and Social Assistance|| |
|Retail Trade|| |
|Finance and Insurance|| |
|Management of Companies and Enterprises|| |
|Transportation and Warehousing|| |
|Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)|| |
|Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services|| |
|Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services|| |
|Educational Services|| |
|Federal, State, and Local Government|| |
|Wholesale Trade|| |
|Real Estate and Rental and Leasing|| |
|Accommodation and Food Services|| |
|Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation|| |
From the above tables we note that not only credit analysts salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of credit analysts in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $39,430 to $105,960. The highest paying state for credit analysts is New York with a median annual salary of $105,960. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $39,430. For more salary information of credit analysts profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.
|State Name||Median Annual Salary|
|New York|| |
|District of Columbia|| |
|New Jersey|| |
|New Hampshire|| |
|North Carolina|| |
|North Dakota|| |
|Rhode Island|| |
|South Carolina|| |
|West Virginia|| |
|South Dakota|| |
|New Mexico|| |
|Puerto Rico|| |