Financial Counselor with Collections Skills Salary

An average Financial Counselor with Collections skills can expect to take home roughly $15.85 per hour. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Financial Counselors with Collections skills. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 86 percent of Financial Counselors with Collections skills are female. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$33,167 - $46,809
$33K
$39K
$47K
MEDIAN: $39,057
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$12.30 - $20.15
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MEDIAN: $15.85
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$33,167 - $46,809  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,710  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
Total Pay (?
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$25,917 - $44,024  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 35
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$12.30 - $20.15  
   
Overtime
$18.22 - $29.30  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,710  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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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$25,917 - $44,024  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 185

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Pay by Experience Level for Financial Counselor

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


For many Financial Counselors with Collections skills, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $33K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $36K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $36K. Old hands boasting more than twenty years of relevant experience report pay that is more or less commensurate with that extensive experience; average earnings for this group come out to approximately $38K.

Key Stats for Financial Counselor

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 41 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Financial Counselor Salaries

Late-Career
▲11%

Mid-Career
▲4%

Experienced
▲4%

National Average
$34,000

Entry-Level
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 41 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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