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 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$23,920|
|25th Percentile Wage||$28,600|
|50th Percentile Wage||$35,330|
|75th Percentile Wage||$44,140|
|90th Percentile Wage||$55,020|
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 $55,020. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $35,330. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $23,920. Notice that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 130% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of bill and account collectors from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
The average salaries of bill and account collectors in 19 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 $52,790. The lowest paying sector is the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector (annual salary $31,400).
|Industry Sector||Median Annual Salary|
|Federal, State, and Local Government|| |
|Wholesale Trade|| |
|Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation|| |
|Educational Services|| |
|Transportation and Warehousing|| |
|Management of Companies and Enterprises|| |
|Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services|| |
|Health Care and Social Assistance|| |
|Finance and Insurance|| |
|Accommodation and Food Services|| |
|Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)|| |
|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 $19,800 to $59,090. The highest paying state for bill and account collectors is District of Columbia with a median annual salary of $59,090. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $19,800. 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|| |
|New Hampshire|| |
|South Carolina|| |
|South Dakota|| |
|West Virginia|| |
|Virgin Islands|| |
|Puerto Rico|| |