Collections Specialist in Portland, Oregon Salary

A Collections Specialist in Portland, Oregon earns an average wage of $13.97 per hour.

Job Description for Collections Specialist

Typically, a collections specialist is an individual that specializes in the collection of debt owed to their organization. They use a variety of means to contact individuals who have defaulted on debts and/or who have not paid past-due bills. Collections specialists usually work in a call center with other collections specialists, although they may telecommute from a remote location such as a home office.

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Collections Specialist Tasks

  • Make collection and billing calls to reduce the lost assets of a company and delinquent payments.
  • Monitor and maintain assigned accounts through follow up and possibly implement alternative payment options.

About Portland, Oregon

Multnomah County, Oregon
632,187
Male:
313,516 (49.6%)
Female:
318,671 (50.4%)
Portland (/ˈpɔːrtlənd/) is the largest city in the U.S. state of Oregon and the seat of Multnomah County. It is located in the Willamette Valley region of the Pacific Northwest, at the confluence of the Willamette and Columbia Rivers. The city covers 145 square miles (380 square kilometers) and had an estimated population of 632,309 in 2015, making it the 26th most populous city in the United States. Approximately 2,389,228 people live in the Portland metropolitan statistical area (MSA), the 23rd most populous MSA in the United States. Its Combined Statistical Area (CSA) ranks 17th with a population of 3,022,178. Roughly 60% of Oregon's population resides within the Portland metropolitan area. Named after the city on the coast of Maine, the Oregon settlement began to be populated in the 1830s near the end of the Oregon Trail. Its water access provided convenient transportation of goods, and the timber industry was a...
Portland:
$60,892
Oregon:
$54,148
$1,047
Portland:
$348,300
Oregon:
$264,100
4.5%

Collections Specialist Job Listings

Key Stats for Collections Specialist

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
25%

Skills That Affect Collections Specialist Salaries

National Average
$42,000

Accounts Receivable
▼18%

bill collections
▼18%

Collections
▼19%

Customer Service
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 25%