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Senior Credit Analyst Salary

How much does a senior credit analyst earn?

What is the Senior Credit Analyst Salary?

The average senior credit analyst salary in the United States is $66,393 annually. The figure depends on several factors, including the employer, location, educational background, and number of years of experience.

Senior credit analysts are responsible for evaluating credit requests and creating recommendations based on the financial information of individuals or companies that are borrowing money. They work with loan officers to handle the results of risk assessment and discuss loan policies.

 

Senior Credit Analyst Salary

 

If you want to become a senior credit analyst, you need at least a bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, or a related field. You also need several years of work experience with credit or loan evaluation. As you gain more experience, you can move up the corporate ladder as a credit manager, credit/collections manager, or portfolio manager.

 

Salaries in US Cities

 

US CitySalary
New York, NY$86,096
Los Angeles, CA$83,000
Chicago, IL$73,336
Minneapolis, MN$70,119
Houston, TX$69,562
Seattle, WA$69,210
Atlanta, GA$64,081


Popular Employer Salaries for Senior Credit Analysts

 

EmployerSalary
U.S. Bank$88,000
Wells Fargo Bank$80,000
Bank of America Corp.$66,000
Cobank$70,000
Farm Credit$73,000
Expeditors International of Washington, Inc.$65,000
Umpqua Bank$64,000
HSBC Holdings$86,000
J.P. Morgan$73,000
M&T Bank Corp.$76,000


Additional Resources

CFI is the official provider of the global Financial Modeling & Valuation Analyst (FMVA)™ certification program, designed to help anyone become a world-class financial analyst. To keep advancing your career, the additional CFI resources below will be useful:

  • Credit Risk Analysis
  • Loan Analysis
  • Risk Management
  • Top 10 Accounting & Finance Certifications