Bill and account collectors try to recover payment on overdue bills.Work Environment
Many bill and account collectors work in a call center for a third-party collection agency rather than the original creditor. Most work full time, and some have flexible schedules.How to Become a Bill and Account Collector
Collectors usually must have a high school diploma. A few months of on-the-job training is common.Pay
The median annual wage for bill and account collectors was $38,100 in May 2020.Job Outlook
Employment of bill and account collectors is projected to decline 9 percent from 2020 to 2030.
Despite declining employment, about 20,800 openings for bill and account collectors are projected each year, on average, over the decade. All of those openings are expected to result from the need to replace workers who transfer to other occupations or exit the labor force, such as to retire.State & Area Data
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