A Credit Analyst in Melbourne, Victoria earns an average salary of AU$71,570 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

AU$50,099 - AU$100,763
AU$50K
AU$72K
AU$100K
MEDIAN: AU$71,992
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AU$0AU$106K
Salary AU$50,099 - AU$100,763
Bonus AU$1,021 - AU$14,899
Profit Sharing AU$1,000
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AU$51,420 - AU$106,638
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 62

Job Description for Credit Analyst

Credit analysts specialize in determining a business's or individual's credit worthiness. A credit analyst looks at all past credit purchases and, based on their findings, decides if a person or a corporation is worthy to receive a loan. The majority of credit analysts have a Bachelor's degree in mathematics, business, economics, or accounting. It is suggested that people with this job enjoy working with numbers, because they will be reviewing numerical figures as a part of their daily function. He or she will usually work indoors in an office environment. Credit analysts must have excellent communication skills, be great listeners, and be able to perform multiple tasks. Analysts can be employed by major banks, credit unions, investment management groups, and the U.S. Department of State, to name a few. They usually work Monday through Friday, but this can change. If an analyst is working on a major case decision for a corporation, for example, work outside of normal hours may be required. Credit analysts not only make decisions on credit worthiness; they also recommend steps to improve credit ratings. Customers can range from corporations to individuals trying to secure a loan. This is a professional, white-collar job. There is a high demand and growth opportunities for credit analysts because the economy is constantly changing. (Copyright 2018 PayScale.com)


Credit Analyst Tasks

  • Assess credit risk.
  • Aggregate and evaluate data related to credit and credit risk to support organizational decision-making.
  • Ensure that approved accounts remain in good standing.
  • Establish terms for approved credit requests.

Credit Analyst Job Listings

Key Stats for Credit Analyst

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Credit Analyst Salaries

▲14%

▲13%

National Average
AU$73,000

▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 14%
dental benefits
Dental: 10%
vision benefits
Vision: 12%
no benefits
None: 83%