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Clerk Credit & Collection Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$43,676 (USD)

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Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Clerk Credit & Collection is $43,676 a year and $21 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Clerk Credit & Collection is between $32,835 and $52,697. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Notifies or locates customers with delinquent accounts, attempts to secure payment, and reports payments.
  • Prepares and mails form letters to customers to encourage payment of delinquent accounts.
  • Talks to customer by telephone in attempt to determine reason for overdue payment, reviewing terms of sales, service, or credit contract with customer.
  • Calls customers who do not reply to letters.
Clerk Credit & Collection Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Bill and Account Collectors

Job family population: 271,700

Estimated population of Clerk Credit & Collection jobs: 74,552

Rate of error: 1.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Clerk Credit & Collection Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Accounting Clerk
May 25
Roselle, IL, USA
A well respected, growing service organization is looking to full-time an Accounting Clerk. In this ... credit, apply cash receipt, help with collection of past due balance ?General accounting and ...
Collections Clerk
Mar 28
Deerfield, IL, USA
Accounting Principals
Within this position, you will be primarily handling collections and credit, along with some ... Conducting collection calls based on the company's collection policy. * Post daily deposits to ...
Accounting Clerk
Apr 27
Deerfield, IL, USA
Accountemps is looking to hire a skilled Accounting Clerk for an expanding organization. The ... credit, and help with collection of past due balance- Overall accounting: help with G/L account ...
Accounting Clerk
Apr 4
Schaumburg, IL, USA
Accountemps has an opening for an Accounting Clerk to work in the Healthcare/NHS industry, whose ... credit, apply cash receipt, and help with collection of past due balance- Codify documents that ...
Accounts Receivable Clerk (Excellent Benefits- Great Culture)
Apr 1
Chicago, IL, USA
Creative Financial Staffing (CFS)
Liaise with third-party collection agencies as necessary. * Perform daily and monthly reconciliations. * Process credit applications. * Set-up new customers in Accounting system. * Oversee customer ...
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