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 2016 and published in April 2017 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average 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. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) credit analysts is $137,730. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $69,930. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $40,860. We note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 237% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.
The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of credit analysts from 2012 to 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
The average salaries of credit analysts in 17 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 utilities sector with an annual salary $82,230. The lowest paying sector is the real estate and rental and leasing sector (annual salary $56,390).
|Industry Sector||Median Annual Salary|
|Retail Trade|| |
|Health Care and Social Assistance|| |
|Transportation and Warehousing|| |
|Finance and Insurance|| |
|Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)|| |
|Management of Companies and Enterprises|| |
|Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services|| |
|Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services|| |
|Federal, State, and Local Government|| |
|Wholesale Trade|| |
|Educational Services|| |
|Accommodation and Food Services|| |
|Real Estate and Rental and Leasing|| |
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 $35,260 to $101,190. The highest paying state for credit analysts is New York with a median annual salary of $101,190. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $35,260. For more salary information of credit analysts profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.
|State Name||Median Annual Salary|
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|District of Columbia|| |
|North Carolina|| |
|New Jersey|| |
|New Hampshire|| |
|Rhode Island|| |
|South Carolina|| |
|South Dakota|| |
|West Virginia|| |
|North Dakota|| |
|New Mexico|| |
|Puerto Rico|| |