Pawnbrokers offer loans to clients by securing them with personal objects or items. They assess the personal items given in exchange for the loan, they determine their value and amount of loan available and keep track of inventory assets.

Alternative label

  • pawn agent

  • loaner

  • pawn brokers

  • pawnshop manager

  • pawnshop operator

  • pawn agents

  • deposit lender

  • pawnshop owner

  • pawn broker

  • pawnbrokers

  • deposit lenders

Regulatory aspect

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Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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