2024 Credit Card Issuing Industry Statistics Report

Credit Card Issuing - Market Size and Industry Forecast

The 2024 Credit Card Issuing Industry Report contains historical and forecasted statistics used by leading private equity firms and consultants. Market sizes from 2019 to 2029 reflect industry trends and growth patterns. Revenues include both public and private companies in the Credit Card Issuing industry.

Market Size (Total Revenue)


% Growth Rate
Number of Companies
Total Employees
Average Revenue per Company
Average Employees per Company
Source: U.S. government financial data.

Industry Revenue ($ Billions)

Industry Market Size
  • 2017
  • 2018
  • 2019
  • 2020
  • 2021
  • 2022
  • 2023

Advanced econometric models forecast five years of industry growth based on short- and long-term trend analysis. Market size includes revenue generated from all products and services sold within the industry.

Credit Card Issuing - Geographic Breakdown by U.S. State

Market size by state reveals local opportunity through the number of companies located in the region. Each state's growth rate is affected by regional economic conditions. Data by state can be used to pinpoint profitable and nonprofitable locations for Credit Card Issuing companies in the United States.

Credit Card Issuing Revenue by State

Market Size by State

Distribution by Company Size

Company SizeAll IndustriesCredit Card Issuing
Small Business (< 5 Employees)


Small Business (5 - 20)
Midsized Business (20 - 100)
Large Business (100 - 500)
Enterprise (> 500)

Credit Card Issuing - Income Statement (Average Financial Metrics)

Financial statement analysis determines averages for the following industry forces:
The report includes a traditional income statement from an "average" company (both public and private companies included).

Industry AveragePercent of Sales
Total Revenue


Operating Revenue
Cost of Goods Sold (COGS)
Gross Profit
Operating Expenses
Operating Income
Non-Operating Income
Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT)
Interest Expense
Earnings Before Taxes
Income Tax
Net Profit

Average Income Statement

Average Income Statement

Cost of Goods Sold

Salaries, Wages, and Benefits



Depreciation and Amortization

Officer Compensation

Net Income

Credit Card Issuing - Financial Ratio Analysis

Financial ratios allow a company's performance to be compared against that of its peers.

Financial RatioIndustry Average
Profitability Ratios


Profit Margin
Liquidity Ratios
Current Ratio
Quick Ratio
Activity Ratios
Average Collection Period
Asset Turnover Ratio
Receivables Turnover Ratio
Inventory Conversion Ratio

Credit Card Issuing - Product Mix

Product DescriptionDescriptionRevenue
($ Millions)
Industry total


Credit card products - income
Credit card cardholder products - consumer
Credit card merchant products
Credit card cardholder products - business and government
Credit card association products
Other products supporting financial services - fees
Loan products - income
Loans to businesses - commercial and industrial mortgages
All other credit financing products - income

Credit Card Issuing - Compensation and Salary Surveys

TitlePercent of WorkforceBottom QuartileAverage (Median) SalaryUpper Quartile
Management Occupations8%


Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers2%
Business and Financial Operations Occupations30%
Business Operations Specialists6%
Financial Specialists25%
Credit Counselors and Loan Officers15%
Loan Officers14%
Computer and Mathematical Occupations6%
Computer Occupations6%
Sales and Related Occupations11%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations44%
Financial Clerks10%
Information and Record Clerks24%
Customer Service Representatives9%
Customer Service Representatives9%
Loan Interviewers and Clerks13%
Loan Interviewers and Clerks13%

Government Contracts

In the past, the federal government spent an annual total of $12,500 on the credit card issuing industry. It has awarded 1 contracts to 1 companies, with an average value of $12,500 per company.

Credit Card Issuing and Adjacent Industries - Top Companies

($ Millions)


Credit Card Issuing Industry Research
GeographyUnited States  
Publication DateJuly 2024
Report FormatPDF Download  PDF

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