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Credit & Collection Clerk Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$43,747 (USD)

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Last updated: June 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Credit & Collection Clerk is $43,747 a year and $21 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Credit & Collection Clerk is between $32,889 and $52,783. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Credit & Collection Clerk. 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.
Credit & Collection Clerk Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Bill and Account Collectors

Job family population: 271,700

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

Rate of error: 1.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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...

Credit & Collection Clerk Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Accounting Clerk III
Jun 5
Riverwoods, IL, USA
Robert Half is looking for an eager to learn - Accounting Clerk to work in the Printing/Publishing ... invoices/credit, apply cash receipt, and help with collection of past due balance- Resolve ...
Accounting Clerk
May 18
Skokie, IL, USA
As an Accounts Specialist/Accounting Clerk their duties will be matching invoices to purchase ... invoices/credit, apply cash receipt, and help with collection of past due balance- Resolve ...
Accounting Clerk
Apr 6
Chicago, IL, USA
... help with collection of past due balance, and process daily invoices/credit- Companywide accounting: help with G/L account reconciliation and month-end closing, other ad hoc projects- Support ...
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 ...
Accounts Receivable Clerk
Jun 10
Vernon Hills, IL, USA
Grayson Search
... a collection agency * Provide invoices and account information to necessary Area personnel, as ... Initiate credit requests and contract terminations when necessary * Work with Cash Applications ...
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