We surveyed 234 credit counselors to better understand the work environment and required skills of a typical credit counselor. Here are the results.

How much intelligence is required as a credit counselor?



Working as a credit counselor typically doesn’t require the use of high levels of intelligence in daily tasks.

Can I learn to become a credit counselor?

Intrinsic Talent

Acquired Talent

A career as a credit counselor 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 counselor?



It’s typically difficult to find a job as a credit counselor. If you’re curious about the numbers, check out the job market for credit counselors.