AU$47,305
Avg. Salary
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The average salary for a Debt Collector is AU$46,721 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

AU$38,459 - AU$62,042
AU$38K
AU$47K
AU$62K
MEDIAN: AU$47,305
10%
50%
90%
AU$19.64 - AU$30.20
AU$20
AU$24
AU$30
MEDIAN: AU$24.48
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$65K
Salary AU$38,459 - AU$62,042
Bonus AU$1,192 - AU$12,255
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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AU$39,656 - AU$65,444
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 14 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 69
Hourly Data AU$0AU$47
Hourly Rate AU$19.64 - AU$30.20
Overtime AU$48.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$65K
Bonus AU$1,192 - AU$12,255
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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AU$39,656 - AU$65,444
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 14 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 28

Job Description for Debt Collector

A debt collector notifies the holders of accounts that are "past due" of their obligations to pay, and they help find and facilitate the best means for that person to repay the amount owed. Most of the time, individuals in this position work for a financial company dedicated to collecting on past due accounts.

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Debt Collector Tasks

  • Locate and notify customers of delinquent accounts by mail or telephone.
  • Arrange for debt repayment or establish repayment schedules, based on customers' financial situations.
  • Record information about financial status of customers and status of collection efforts.
  • Monitor overdue accounts, receive payments and post amounts paid to customer accounts.

Debt Collector Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$49,601

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Debt Collector Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Debt Collector?

Debt Collector in Gold Coast:
"Not Very Supportive, Low Pay, No Perks."
Pros: I like being able to help people who are genuinely struggling to pay their bills.
Cons: No perks, not much recognition, Low pay, high expectations.

Debt Collector in Gold Coast:
"Good working Culture."
Pros: My work environment.
Cons: Abuse from clients.

Key Stats for Debt Collector

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
1%

Experience Affects Debt Collector Salaries

▲5%

▲4%

National Average
AU$50,000

▼6%

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 2%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 8%
no benefits
None: 90%