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Collections Agent Salary

$39,997 (USD)

Average Salary

$19/hr

Average Hourly

$660

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 05, 2019

The average pay for a Collections Agent is $39,997 a year and $19 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Collections Agent is between $30,070 and $48,217. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a Collections Agent. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Receives installments or past due accounts, damage claims, or non-payable checks from customers.
  • Locates and attempts to persuade customer to pay amount due or arranges for payment at later date via phone, mail, or visits.
  • Accommodates for loan extensions and modifications and arranges pay schedules.
Collections Agent Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Bill and Account Collectors

Job family population: 251,330

Estimated population of Collections Agent jobs: 61,621

Rate of error: 1.5%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$46,367
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Collections Agent Job Listings for United States

Collections Agent
Nov 23
Walnut Creek, CA, USA
Accounting Principals
The Collection Agent will be responsible for collections and handle all the billing and receiving. This person will have the most success if you come from a background of consumer packaged goods or ...
Collections Agent
Nov 23
Saint Cloud, United States
Preferred Credit
Las Vegas, NV Pay Range: $15.00-$17.50 Spanish Collections Agent Join our team for a Positive and Customer-Centered Collections position. ¿ Habla Español ? - As a company that understands the ...
Collections Agent
Dec 2
Oklahoma City, OK, USA
Accountemps
Accountemps is seeking Collections Specialist. Candidates with a strong sense of ownership and attention to detail might be interested in our Collections Specialist opening. How you will make an ...
Collections Agent - Bilingual
Nov 20
Fort Worth, TX, USA
CornerStone Staffing
Collections Agent - Bilingual Location: Fort Worth, Texas Pay: $15hr (depending on experience) Schedule: Mon - Fri, 8am - 5pm Duration: Temp to Perm Job Description: Make outbound calls and receive ...
Collections Agent
Oct 16
Irving, TX, USA
CSC ServiceWorks
As a Collections Agent, you'll be an important part of what works. Primarily responsible for following up on outstanding debts so that the organization's losses are kept to a minimum and arrears are ...

The average pay for a Collections Agent is $39,997 a year and $19 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Collections Agent is between $30,070 and $48,217. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a Collections Agent. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Nov 23
Walnut Creek, CA, USA
Accounting Principals
The Collection Agent will be responsible for collections and handle all the billing and receiving. This person will have the most success if you come from a background of consumer packaged goods or ...
Collections Agent
Nov 23
Saint Cloud, United States
Preferred Credit
Las Vegas, NV Pay Range: $15.00-$17.50 Spanish Collections Agent Join our team for a Positive and Customer-Centered Collections position. ¿ Habla Español ? - As a company that understands the ...
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