The average pay for a Collections Specialist with Negotiation skills is $16.11 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$29,472 - $58,255
$29K
$41K
$58K
MEDIAN: $41,060
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$11.81 - $22.20
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MEDIAN: $16.11
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$29,472 - $58,255  
   
Bonus
$613 - $12,605  
Commission
$6,000  
Total Pay (?
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$26,643 - $55,323  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 103
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.81 - $22.20  
   
Hourly Tips
$5.85  
Overtime
$16.51 - $33.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$613 - $12,605  
   
Commission
$6,000  
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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$26,643 - $55,323  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 227

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Pay by Experience Level for Collections Specialist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Key Stats for Collections Specialist

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 77 votes.
032
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
12%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Collections Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 17%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

National Average
$38,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 77 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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