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Collector Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$42,034 (USD)

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Last updated: May 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Collector is $42,034 a year and $20 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Collector is between $31,601 and $50,673. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a Collector. 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

  • 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.
Collector Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Bill and Account Collectors

Job family population: 271,700

Estimated population of Collector jobs: 66,615

Rate of error: 1.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Collector Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Consumer Loan Collector
Apr 20
Romeoville, IL, USA
Messina Group
Messina Group is hiring a Consumer Loan Collector for a 3-6 month contract (possible extension) with our client in Romeoville, IL. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: * Contacts customers who are ...
Commercial Collector
May 17
Bolingbrook, IL, USA
Brilliant Financial Staffing- Downers Grove
The ideal Commercial Collector will possess commercial collections, customer service, or high call volume experience. Experience with collecting on big box retail companies are strongly preferred.
Commercial Collector
May 17
Downers Grove, IL, USA
Brilliant Financial Staffing- Downers Grove
Brilliant has been engaged in a search for a Commercial Collector , for our client located in Downers Grove. Our client is in the manufacturing industry, and currently are an industry leading ...
Commercial Collections Specialist
May 3
Chicago, IL, USA
Brilliant Financial Staffing- Chicago
The Commercial Collector will have the following responsibilities: * Contact customers using various communication tools to collect payment on past-due invoices * Communicate outcomes to supervisor ...
Commercial Collections Specialist
May 17
Northbrook, IL, USA
Brilliant Financial Staffing- Schaumburg
This Commercial Collector's primary responsibilities include collecting on payments that are 30, 60, 90 days past due, and placing/releasing orders on credit hold. Our client is dedicated to ...
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