The salary statistics of bill and account collectors are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of bill and account collectors within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The bill and account collectors annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for bill and account collectors. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) bill and account collectors is $54,970. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $35,350. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $23,610. We note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 132% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.
The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of bill and account collectors from 2012 to 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
The average salaries of bill and account collectors in 18 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for bill and account collectors occupations is the utilities sector with an annual salary $49,210. The lowest paying sector is the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector (annual salary $31,460).
|Industry Sector||Median Annual Salary|
|Federal, State, and Local Government|| |
|Educational Services|| |
|Wholesale Trade|| |
|Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation|| |
|Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services|| |
|Transportation and Warehousing|| |
|Management of Companies and Enterprises|| |
|Finance and Insurance|| |
|Health Care and Social Assistance|| |
|Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)|| |
|Accommodation and Food Services|| |
|Retail Trade|| |
|Real Estate and Rental and Leasing|| |
|Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services|| |
From the above tables we note that not only bill and account collectors salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of bill and account collectors in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $19,950 to $57,650. The highest paying state for bill and account collectors is District of Columbia with a median annual salary of $57,650. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $19,950. For more salary information of bill and account collectors profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.
|State Name||Median Annual Salary|
|District of Columbia|| |
|Rhode Island|| |
|New Jersey|| |
|New York|| |
|North Dakota|| |
|New Mexico|| |
|North Carolina|| |
|West Virginia|| |
|New Hampshire|| |
|Virgin Islands|| |
|South Carolina|| |
|South Dakota|| |
|Puerto Rico|| |