Debt Collector salary in the United States

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Based on 1,482 income tax records
Average salary by age
How much do Debt Collectors make?
The average total salary for a Debt Collector is $34,500 per year. This is based on data from 1,482 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Debt Collector and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Debt Collector salary can vary between $17,000 to $68,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Debt Collector salary by location

Debt Collector salary by company

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Portfolio Recovery Associates, Reno County, KS
16 income tax records
$29K – $61K
Alltran Financial, Brazos County, TX
13 income tax records
$16K – $53K

Debt Collector demographics in United States

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77% are single
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23% are married
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39% have kids
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25% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Debt Collectors in United States

1,482 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a debt collector in the United States is $34,500 per year. Debt collector salaries in the United States can vary between $17,000 to $68,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 1,482 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as debt collector.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for debt collectors in the United States: Los Angeles Metro Area, CA ($48,000 a year), Boston Metro Area, MA ($48,000 a year), and Charlotte Metro Area, NC ($44,500 a year).
Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.