Average Collections Officer Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for a Collections Officer is $16.21.
MEDIAN $16.21
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Hourly Rate
$12 - $21
$249 - $7,757
Total Pay
$25,821 - $56,903

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Career Paths

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Collections Officer
Credit / Collections Manager
Human Resources (HR) Generalist
Senior Human Resources (HR) Generalist
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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Popular Skills for Collections Officer

Skills in Negotiation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Oral / Verbal Communication, Outbound Calls, Customer Service and Bill Collections.

Pay by Experience Level for Collections Officer

An entry-level Collections Officer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $13.52 based on 6 salaries. An early career Collections Officer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.56 based on 43 salaries. A mid-career Collections Officer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.09 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Collections Officer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.52 based on 39 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $19.

Years of Experience

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