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Bill and Account Collectors
What Bill and Account Collectors Do

Bill and account collectors try to recover payment on overdue bills. They negotiate repayment plans with debtors and help them find solutions to make paying their overdue bills easier. Many bill and account collectors work in a call center for a third-party collection agency rather than the original creditor. 

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 - Job Outlook
The median annual wage for bill and account collectors was $34,440 in May 2015. Employment of bill and account collectors is projected to decline 6 percent from 2014 to 2024.

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