Bill and Account Collectors Salary 2017: How Much Money Do They Make

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Bill and Account Collectors

Other names for this job might include Account Receivable Associate, Account Representative, Account Resolution Analyst, Account Service Representative, Accounting Technician, Accounts Collector, Accounts Receivable Specialist, Agent, Bad Credit Collector, Bill Collector


  • $37620
    Salary
  • 71%
    Job satisfaction
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How Much Successful Bill and Account Collectors Make In 2017


In this salary guide, you will find out how much do Bill and Account Collectors make.

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Average salary

Annual salary
$37620 per year

Hourly wage
$18.090 per hour


1 of the most popular questions we get from our readers here at OwlGuru is how much do Bill and Account Collectors make per year and what is their hourly wage.

According to BLS, the average annual salary of Bill and Account Collectors is $37620. Their salary can also be as low as $23610 if you’re still a newbie with no experience to over $54970 if you have a ton of experience under your belt.

The typical hourly pay is $18.090 and can range from $11.350 to $26.430 which also depends if you’re a newbie or a professional.

Just like any other job, the salary of A Bill and Account Collector will vary based on your education and experience level.

# = Over $100 per hour or $200,000 per year.
Salary rank
D

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After comparing how much do Bill and Account Collectors make with other careers, they have a salary rank of D.



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Salary range

LevelHourlyYearly
Highest (Top 10%)$26.430$54970
Senior (Top 25%)$21.220$44140
Middle (Mid 50%)$17.000$35350
Junior (Bottom 25%)$13.680$28460
No experience (Bottom 10%)$11.350$23610


Entry-level Bill and Account Collectors who starts out at $28460 can expect to make $35350 after 3-5 years of experience in the field.

The bottom 10% makes less than $11.350 per hour while the top 10% makes over $26.430 per hour.

While the median wage is $35350 per annum or $17.000 per hour.

Depending on who you work for, you might also get overtime pay.

# = Over $100 per hour or $200,000 per year.


Highest paying industries

Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Facilities Support Services26.9556050
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing25.2252460
Specialized Design Services24.4750900
Natural Gas Distribution24.3550640
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance23.5548980
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities23.3548570
Scientific Research and Development Services23.1948240
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences23.1448140
Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite)22.9347700
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing22.546800
Paper Manufacturing22.4546700
Repair and Maintenance22.3946560
Utilities22.2946370
Software Publishers22.1446060
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution21.8645460
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing21.8145370
Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers21.4144530
Engineering Services21.3144330
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries21.2144120
Motion Picture and Video Industries21.2144120
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing21.1744040
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing21.0843850
Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers21.0843850
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage21.0443760
Computer Systems Design and Related Services20.8143280
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services20.7743190
Mining20.6542940
Communications Equipment Manufacturing20.5942830
Insurance Carriers20.5642750
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities20.4942610
Rail Transportation20.4642560
Direct Insurance (except Life, Health, and Medical) Carriers20.4242480
Other Schools and Instruction (including private, state, and local government schools)20.4142460
Other schools and instruction, Privately owned20.4142460
Lessors of Nonfinancial Intangible Assets (except Copyrighted Works)20.3742370
Other Financial Investment Activities20.3342290
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing20.2842180
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned20.1942000
Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance20.1942000
Hardware, and Plumbing and Heating Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers20.1941990
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing20.1841980
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services20.1641930
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training (including private, state, and local government schools)20.1541910
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing20.1341870
Publishing Industries (except Internet)20.141810
Other Information Services20.0141610
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing2041600
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities19.841180
Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers19.7841140
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing19.7841130
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers19.7641110
Chemical Manufacturing19.7541080
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers19.7541080
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, State government owned19.7141000
Water Transportation19.7140990
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation19.7140990
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities19.7140990
Furniture and Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers19.6740920
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly19.640770
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers19.5940750
Machinery Manufacturing19.5240600
Telecommunications19.5140580
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities19.4540460
Information19.4440430
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)19.4340420
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing19.440350
Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers19.3940330
Educational Services, State government owned19.3640270
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities19.3440240
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers19.3340210
Beer, Wine, and Distilled Alcoholic Beverage Merchant Wholesalers19.3240190
Metal and Mineral (except Petroleum) Merchant Wholesalers19.3240180
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing19.340150
Warehousing and Storage19.2640070
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)19.2640060
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods19.2239980
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services19.239940
Legal Services19.239930
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations19.1239760
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Privately owned19.0839680
Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors1939510
Insurance Agencies and Brokerages18.9639430
Remediation and Other Waste Management Services18.9439400
Soap, Cleaning Compound, and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing18.9339380
Paper and Paper Product Merchant Wholesalers18.9339370
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations18.9139330
Building Material and Supplies Dealers18.939320
Newspaper Publishers18.939320
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing18.939310
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services18.8739250
Offices of Dentists18.8639220
Educational Services, Privately owned18.8539200
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities18.8339170
Manufacturing18.8339160
Testing Laboratories18.8139120
Wholesale Trade18.7839070
Wired Telecommunications Carriers18.7739050
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing18.7138910
Offices of Real Estate Agents and Brokers18.7138910
Miscellaneous Manufacturing18.738890
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing18.6938880
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals18.6938880
Lumber and Other Construction Materials Merchant Wholesalers18.6838860
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing18.6738840
Other Insurance Related Activities18.6338750
Educational Services (including private, state, and local government schools)18.6238740
Activities Related to Real Estate18.6138720
Waste Treatment and Disposal18.5838650
Other Support Services18.5738620
Federal, State, and Local Government18.5638590
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service18.5638590
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers18.5538580
Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers18.5438570
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods18.4938460
Building Equipment Contractors18.4838430
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services18.4538380
Home Health Care Services18.4338340
Specialty hospitals, Privately owned18.4338330
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities18.4238310
Apparel Manufacturing18.438270
Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing18.438270
Travel Arrangement and Reservation Services18.3638200
Other Telecommunications18.3538170
State government, including schools and hospitals18.3438140
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)18.3338130
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals18.3238100
Television Broadcasting18.2838030
Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists18.2537960
Cable and Other Subscription Programming18.2437940
Printing and Related Support Activities18.2137870
Broadcasting (except Internet)18.1837820
Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities18.1337720
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing18.1337710
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing18.1337710
Specialty Trade Contractors18.1237690
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction18.1137660
Waste Management and Remediation Services18.137650
Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers18.0937630
Radio and Television Broadcasting18.0937630
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers18.0537550
Management of Companies and Enterprises18.0437520
Depository Credit Intermediation18.0137450
Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers1837450
Plastics Product Manufacturing1837440
Construction17.9837400
Offices of Mental Health Practitioners (except Physicians)17.9837390
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service17.8737180
Radio Broadcasting17.8737160
Other Motor Vehicle Dealers17.8637150
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing17.8137050
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers17.7937010
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)17.7836990
Real Estate17.7836970
Individual and Family Services17.7736960
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors17.7536920
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers17.7136830
Finance and Insurance17.6936790
Taxi and Limousine Service17.6736760
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing17.6636740
Other Specialty Trade Contractors17.6636730
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, State government owned17.6636730
Local government, including schools and hospitals17.6636730
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing17.6636720
Ambulance Services17.6536710
Home Furnishings Stores17.6536700
Outpatient Care Centers17.6436700
Utility System Construction17.6436690
Farm and Garden Machinery and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers17.6336670
Social Assistance17.6336660
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services17.636600
Specialized Freight Trucking17.5836570
Other Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation17.5836570
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories17.5736540
Hospitals, State government owned17.5736540
Landscaping Services17.5636530
Waste Collection17.5236430
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities17.5136420
Health Care and Social Assistance (including private, state, and local government hospitals)17.536400
Ambulatory Health Care Services17.4736330
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation17.4636330
Support Activities for Mining17.4436270
Electronics and Appliance Stores17.4436270
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)17.4336260
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals, Privately owned17.4336250
Nondepository Credit Intermediation17.4336240
Travel Agencies17.4236240
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals, State government owned17.4136210
Hospitals, Privately owned17.4136200
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services17.3836150
Direct Selling Establishments17.3636110
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Privately owned17.3636110
Water, Sewage and Other Systems17.3436070
Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers17.335990
Local Messengers and Local Delivery17.335970
Offices of Other Health Practitioners17.2935970
Freight Transportation Arrangement17.2935960
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services17.2835940
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)17.2535890
Offices of Physicians17.2535870
Sporting Goods, Hobby, and Musical Instrument Stores17.2335830
Transportation and Warehousing17.2235820
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)17.2135790
Vocational Rehabilitation Services17.1835740
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services17.1835730
Food Manufacturing17.1635700
Sporting Goods, Hobby, Musical Instrument, and Book Stores17.1735700
Nonstore Retailers17.1535670
Exterminating and Pest Control Services17.1235600
Other Furniture Related Product Manufacturing17.0935550
Office Administrative Services17.0935550
All industries17.0935540
All industries, private ownership only17.0735500
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses17.0135370
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors1735360
Truck Transportation16.9635280
Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation16.9435230
Support Activities for Transportation16.9335220
Other Nondepository Credit Intermediation16.9235200
Clothing Stores16.8935130
Office Supplies, Stationery, and Gift Stores16.8835120
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing16.7734890
Automotive Repair and Maintenance16.7534850
General Freight Trucking16.7334800
Services to Buildings and Dwellings16.7334800
Building Finishing Contractors16.734730
Activities Related to Credit Intermediation16.6934720
Wood Kitchen Cabinet and Countertop Manufacturing16.6734680
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing16.6734670
Household and Institutional Furniture Manufacturing16.6634660
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries16.6634650
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing16.6534630
Accommodation and Food Services16.6234580
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing16.634530
Lessors of Real Estate16.5934520
Junior colleges, Local government owned16.5734460
Automobile Dealers16.5334380
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers16.5234350
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries16.5134350
Offices of All Other Health Practitioners16.4834270
Hospitals, Local government owned16.4834270
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Local government owned16.4834270
Offices of Optometrists16.4534220
Other Food Manufacturing16.4334180
Retail Trade16.4334170
Health and Personal Care Stores16.434120
Air Transportation16.3934080
Scheduled Air Transportation16.3934080
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers16.3834080
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)16.3634040
Technical and Trade Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)16.3634020
Miscellaneous Store Retailers16.3333970
Technical and trade schools, Privately owned16.2833860
Accommodation16.2333760
Traveler Accommodation16.2333760
Construction of Buildings16.2333750
Casino Hotels16.1533580
Pharmacies and Drug Stores16.0433360
Automotive Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores16.0233330
Death Care Services15.9633200
Junior colleges, State government owned15.9133090
Drycleaning and Laundry Services15.9133080
Rental and Leasing Services15.8432950
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers15.7532760
Security Systems Services15.7132670
Investigation and Security Services15.6732600
Investigation, Guard, and Armored Car Services15.5732380
Gasoline Stations15.5232290
Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services15.532240
Administrative and Support Services15.4832190
Employment Services15.4232070
Personal and Laundry Services15.4132050
Telephone Call Centers15.3731970
Elementary and Secondary Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)15.3331880
Educational Services, Local government owned15.2931800
Business Support Services15.2731750
Offices of Chiropractors1531200
General Rental Centers14.5930340
Lawn and Garden Equipment and Supplies Stores14.5830330
Consumer Goods Rental14.5530260
Other Personal Services14.530170
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Local government owned14.4129970
Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores13.7428580
Food and Beverage Stores13.5628200
Grocery Stores13.5628200
Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores13.3127680
Furniture Stores13.327650
Jewelry, Luggage, and Leather Goods Stores12.0325020
Other Support Activities for Transportation11.9124760

Not all industries pay the same for Bill and Account Collectors.

1 of the easiest way to increase your salary is to change industries and find a higher paying one.



Highest paying states

StateHourlyAnnual
DC$28.93$60170
CT$21.17$44040
MA$21.05$43790
AK$20.19$41990
CA$20.19$41990
MD$19.1$39740
IL$19.01$39540
RI$18.94$39390
VT$18.8$39110
NY$18.65$38790

Another simple way to boost your pay as A Bill and Account Collector is to move to a higher paying state. However moving to a higher paying state like DC doesn’t mean you will make more overall. This is because the expenses at DC may be 2x higher than where you are currently living at right now.

According to the BLS, the highest paid / most successful Bill and Account Collectors are in the states of DC, CT, MA, AK and CA. The average salary in DC is $60170.



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Bill and Account Collectors
Written by: Stanley Tan
Bill and Account Collectors locate and notify customers of delinquent accounts by mail, telephone, or personal visit to solicit payment. Duties include receiving payment and posting amount to customer's account; preparing statements to credit department if customer fails to respond; initiating repossession proceedings or service disconnection; and keeping records of collection and status of accounts.
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