Pay for Entry-Level Debt Collectors sits in the ballpark of $12.54 per hour. Health benefits are not claimed by all — slightly less than a third lack any form of coverage — but the greater part have medical insurance, and the larger part have dental, too. Women make up the majority of Entry-Level Debt Collectors (65 percent) who completed the questionnaire. Most people in this profession are content with their work, and moderate levels of job satisfaction are reported. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$23,581 - $58,466
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$58K
MEDIAN: $34,152
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$10.16 - $16.04
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MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$23,581 - $58,466  
   
Bonus
$507 - $12,132  
Commission
$783 - $30,639  
Total Pay (?
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$22,084 - $41,888  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 61
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.16 - $16.04  
   
Overtime
$13.73 - $25.95  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$507 - $12,132  
   
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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$22,084 - $41,888  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 252

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Skills That Affect Debt Collector Salaries

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Customer Service
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National Average
$29,000

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 46 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
medical benefits
Vision: 45%
dental benefits
None: 29%
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