The average hourly pay for a Debt Collector in Buffalo, New York is $14.00.
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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. The biggest skills a debt collector need are the ability to communicate well and keep information organized. In many cases, a debt collector spends most of their time on the phone, and…Read more
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Skills that pay less than market rate include Negotiation, Customer Service and Bill Collections.
Pay by Experience Level for Debt Collector
An early career Debt Collector with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $13.62 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Debt Collector with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.00 based on 5 salaries.
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Employees with Debt Collector in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 21.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Phoenix, Arizona (14.3% more) and Denver, Colorado (10.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (2.4% less), Cleveland, Ohio (1.7% less) and Jacksonville, Florida (1.1% less).
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