Average Collections Clerk Hourly Pay

$15.01
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$712
Bonus
$4,250
Commission
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The average hourly pay for a Collections Clerk is $15.01.
10%
$10.56
MEDIAN
$15.01
90%
$20.11
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Hourly Rate
$11 - $20
Bonus
$200 - $8,000
Commission
$0 - $4,250
Total Pay
$22,519 - $45,280

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Job Description for Collections Clerk

Collections Clerk Tasks
  • Contact customers to resolve billing issues.
  • Research, compile, maintain, and manage data related to collection efforts.
  • Coordinate resolution of past due accounts by arranging for payment, repossession, etc.

Job Satisfaction for Collections Clerk

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Popular Skills for Collections Clerk

Skills in Bill Collections, Accounts Receivable and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel and Customer Service.

Pay by Experience Level for Collections Clerk

An entry-level Collections Clerk with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $12.89 based on 9 salaries. An early career Collections Clerk with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.04 based on 94 salaries. A mid-career Collections Clerk with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.12 based on 52 salaries. An experienced Collections Clerk with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.88 based on 36 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $17.
Employees with Collections Clerk in their job title in Orange, California earn an average of 23.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Baltimore, Maryland (16.5% more) and Houston, Texas (11.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Fort Wayne, Indiana (19.7% less), St. Louis, Missouri (17.1% less) and Salt Lake City, Utah (5.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 231 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.9%
Early Career
40.7%
Mid Career
22.5%
Experienced
15.6%
Late Career
17.3%