Credit Counselors

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Occupation Description

Credit counselors instruct and prepare clients on best practices to building and managing debt. They also provide guidance towards the best type of loan for the client as well as explaining any legal requirements or restrictions that are applicable. In many cases they help build debt management plans, assist with overcoming credit issues or supply budget, mortgage and bankruptcy counseling.

Estimated Income

Lower End
Middle
Upper End
$200,000
$150,000
$100,000
$50,000
All financial data provided by Bureau of Labor Statistics (bls.gov)

Total Employees In 2010

27640

Job Openings By 2020

15200

Growth Rate

20.3%

Required Education

Bachelor's degree
Specific Programs:
Bachelors in Business Administration
Bachelors in Finance

Required Work Experience

None

National long-term projections may not reflect local and/or short term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth