We surveyed 1,559 credit analysts to better understand the work environment and required skills of a typical credit analyst. Here are the results.
How much intelligence is required as a credit analyst?
Working as a credit analyst typically doesn’t require the use of high levels of intelligence in daily tasks.
Can I learn to become a credit analyst?
A career as a credit analyst typically depends predominantly on qualities you’re born with, with a small aspect of skills you can learn.
Is it easy to get a job as a credit analyst?
It’s typically difficult to find a job as a credit analyst. If you’re curious about the numbers, check out the job market for credit analysts.
Do credit analysts work full-time or part-time?
93% of credit analysts work in full-time roles while 7% work part-time.
Is being a credit analyst stressful?
Stress is not uncommon amongst credit analysts, with daily work sometimes being quite demanding.
Is being organized important as a credit analyst?
Some level of organization is generally required to be a credit analyst.
How competitive is the workplace for credit analysts?
Credit analysts see mild competition in their workplace.
Does being a credit analyst require frequent time pressure to complete tasks?
Credit analysts will have to sometimes face time pressure on the job.
Are credit analysts allowed to express themselves creatively?
Credit analysts rarely get a chance to express themselves creatively.
Do credit analysts have control over the direction of their work?
Credit analysts tend to have a set and inflexible work schedule that they are unable to deviate from too much.
Is being a credit analyst physically demanding?
Work as a credit analysts is rarely physically demanding, making it a suitable option for those unable to perform physically strenuous tasks.
Are credit analysts exposed to a wide variety of work?
Credit analysts tend to have a monotonous work routine, with little variety in their day-to-day tasks.
Does being a credit analyst require attention to detail?
As in many careers, attention to detail is quite helpful for credit analysts.
Does being a good credit analyst require compassion and empathy?
The ability to be compassion and empathetic isn't considered fundamental to success as a credit analyst.