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Bill collectors earned a median salary of $32,480 in 2012, or $15.61 per hour, according to the BLS. The profession's highest-paid earned more than $48,640, while the lowest-paid earned less than $21,850 in 2012. Two cities in California compensate bill collectors especially well: San Francisco and San Jose.

Job Salary Year
2004 $29,180.00
2006 $31,710.00
2008 $33,030.00
2010 $33,080.00
2012 $34,320.00

Average Bill Collector Pay vs. All Business Jobs

With an average salary of $34,320 in 2012, bill collectors earn similar salaries to customer service representatives ($33,110) and bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks ($36,640). However, collectors make far less than many other of the Best Business Jobs. For example, loan officers earned an average of $70,350 in 2012, and financial advisors brought in $90,820.

Job Name Salary
Financial Advisor $67,520.00
Loan Officer $59,820.00
Bookkeeping, Accounting and Audit Clerk $35,170.00
Bill Collector $32,480.00
Customer Service Representative $30,580.00

Best Paying Cities for Bill Collectors

The highest paid in the bill collector profession work in the metropolitan areas of San Francisco, San Jose, Calif., and Barnstable Town, Mass. The Waterbury, Conn. area also pays well, as does the city of Washington, D.C.

San Francisco

Average Salary: $48,330 | See Job Openings

The annual median wage of a bill collector working in San Francisco is $48,330, which is $15,850 more than the average pay in the profession.

San Jose, Calif.

Average Salary: $46,830 | See Job Openings

The annual median wage of a bill collector working in San Jose, Calif. is $46,830, which is $14,350 more than the average pay in the profession.

Barnstable Town, Mass.

Average Salary: $46,590 | See Job Openings

The annual median wage of a bill collector working in Barnstable Town, Mass. is $46,590, which is $14,110 more than the average pay in the profession.

Waterbury, Conn.

Average Salary: $46,260 | See Job Openings

The annual median wage of a bill collector working in Waterbury, Conn. is $46,260, which is $13,780 more than the average pay in the profession.

Washington, D.C.

Average Salary: $45,300 | See Job Openings

The annual median wage of a bill collector working in Washington, D.C. is $45,300, which is $12,820 more than the average pay in the profession.

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