Collection Agent with bill collections Skills Salary

A Collection Agent with bill collections skills earns an average wage of $13.24 per hour. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down significantly for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$26,476 - $178,793
$26K
$35K
$180K
MEDIAN: $35,382
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$9.81 - $18.58
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$13
$19
MEDIAN: $13.41
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$26,476 - $178,793  
   
Bonus
$494.93 - $29,590  
Total Pay (?
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$21,875 - $49,948  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.81 - $18.58  
   
Overtime
$8.05 - $34.20  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$494.93 - $29,590  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$21,875 - $49,948  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 51

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Pay by Experience Level for Collection Agent

Pay by Experience for a Collection Agent has a positive trend. An entry-level Collection Agent with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $27,000 based on 38 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Collection Agent with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Collection Agent which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 12 salaries. A Collection Agent with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Collection Agent

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Collection Agent Salaries

Experienced
▲40%

Mid-Career
▲17%

Late-Career
▲8%

National Average
$31,000

Entry-Level
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
no benefits
None: 15%
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