Entry-Level Debt Collector Salary

An average Entry-Level Debt Collector can expect to take home roughly $12.59 per hour. More than half of Entry-Level Debt Collectors (66 percent) survey participants are women. For the most part, people in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — slightly less than a third lack coverage. On the flip side, the larger part have medical insurance and more than half receive dental plans. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$24,153 - $61,042
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$34K
$61K
MEDIAN: $33,743
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$10.09 - $16.19
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MEDIAN: $12.59
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$24,153 - $61,042  
   
Bonus
$507 - $12,128  
Commission
$783 - $30,639  
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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$21,842 - $41,466  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 59
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.09 - $16.19  
   
Overtime
$13.73 - $24.96  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$507 - $12,128  
   
Commission
$783 - $30,639  
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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$21,842 - $41,466  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 254

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Key Stats for Debt Collector

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 39 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
78%
5-9 years
12%
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Skills That Affect Debt Collector Salaries

Collections
▼0%

bill collections
▼0%

Negotiation
▼0%

National Average
$29,000

Customer Service
▼1%

Typing
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
dental benefits
None: 29%
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