How Much Do Bill and Account Collectors Make in 2021 (including Starting Salary)

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Annual Salary, Salary Range, and Highest Paying States and Industries

Bill and Account Collectors

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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Table of contents
  1. Average salary
  2. Starting salary
  3. Salary rank
  4. Salary range
  5. Highest paying states
  6. Highest paying industries

Average salary

Annual salary
$40630 per year
Hourly wage
$20 per hour

Starting salary

Entry-level annual salary
$26,960 to $31,790 per year
Entry-level hourly wage
$13 to $15 per hour

Entry-level Bill and Account Collectors with little to no experience can expect to make anywhere between $26,960 to $31,790 per year or $13 to $15 per hour. Similar to any other job, their salary will increase as they gain experience.

Salary rank

Salary rank

We wanted to make it easy for our readers to compare the salary of Bill and Account Collectors to all the other careers out there. So we created Salary Rank. We compared the salary of all careers then we gave them a rank of A, B, C, or D depending on where their average salary sit in comparison to other careers.

Salary range

Level Hourly Annual
Highest (Top 10%) $28 $58,940
Senior (Top 25%) $23 $47,380
Middle (Mid 50%) $18 $38,100
Junior (Bottom 25%) $15 $31,790
No experience (Bottom 10%) $13 $26,960

Highest paying states

State Hourly Annual
DC $34 $70,560
AK $25 $52,370
CT $25 $50,980
MA $24 $49,860
CA $24 $49,250
VA $22 $46,590
WA $22 $46,490
MD $22 $45,510
NJ $22 $45,310
VT $22 $44,770

Another simple way to increase your salary 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 guarantee that you will make more because the expenses at DC might be much higher than where you are currently living at right now.

According to BLS, the highest paid Bill and Account Collectors are in the states of DC, AK, CT, MA and CA.

Highest paying industries

Salary by industry Annual Hourly
Food and Beverage Stores $62800 $30.19
Natural Gas Distribution $62330 $29.97
Support Activities for Air Transportation $56910 $27.36
Utility System Construction $55830 $26.84
Other Information Services $55560 $26.71
Water, Sewage and Other Systems $55560 $26.71
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution $53600 $25.77
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods $53050 $25.51
Computer Systems Design and Related Services $52990 $25.48
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing $52680 $25.33
Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance $52650 $25.31
Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions Merchant Wholesalers $52480 $25.23
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing $52200 $25.10
Remediation and Other Waste Management Services $51430 $24.73
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing $51110 $24.57
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services $51050 $24.54
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing $50710 $24.38
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services $50390 $24.23
Cable and Other Subscription Programming $50380 $24.22
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations $50290 $24.18
Chemical Manufacturing $50240 $24.15
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services $50080 $24.08
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction $50070 $24.07
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing $49080 $23.60
Software Publishers $48830 $23.48
Scientific Research and Development Services $48780 $23.45
State Government $48260 $23.20
Insurance Carriers $48260 $23.20
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing $48180 $23.17
Communications Equipment Manufacturing $48050 $23.10

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