We surveyed 1,528 credit analysts to learn what personality traits and interests make them unique. Here are the results.


Holland Codes

Credit analysts are conventional and enterprising

Credit analysts tend to be predominantly conventional individuals, meaning that they are usually detail-oriented and organized, and like working in a structured environment. They also tend to be enterprising, which means that they are usually quite natural leaders who thrive at influencing and persuading others.

If you are one or both of these archetypes, you may be well suited to be a credit analyst. However, if you are realistic, this is probably not a good career for you. Unsure of where you fit in? Take the career test now.

Here’s how the Holland codes of the average credit analyst break down:


Big Five

The top personality traits of credit analysts are conscientiousness and social responsibility

Credit analysts score highly on conscientiousness, which means that they are methodical, reliable, and generally plan out things in advance. They also tend to be high on the measure of social responsibility, indicating that they desire fair outcomes and have a general concern for others.

Once again, let’s break down the components of the personality of an average credit analyst: