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Credit Counselors

in Massachusetts

Advise and educate individuals or organizations on acquiring and managing debt. May provide guidance in determining the best type of loan and explaining loan requirements or restrictions. May help develop debt management plans, advise on credit issues, or provide budget, mortgage, and bankruptcy counseling.

Occupation Projection for Credit Counselors

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
132071  Credit Counselors 2,274 2,547 273 12.01 % 58 134 27 219 Bachelor's degree 

Credit Counselors Projections by Industry

Industry 2016
Employment
Projected 2026 Employment Change
2016-2026
2017
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Finance and Insurance    1,210  53 % 1,340  53 % 130  11 % $54,270
Educational Services    260  11 % 290  11 % 30  12 % $59,960
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    150  7 % 200  8 % 50  32 % $75,750
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    150  7 % 200  8 % 50  32 % $75,750
Hospitals    130  6 % 140  6 % 10  7 % $47,040
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Economic Research
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