Bill & account collectors

Detailed Occupation

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2020 Workforce
145k
Average Age
41.6
Estimated Job Growth
−6.45%
10-year projection
Average Salary
$38,615
Average Male Salary
$42,281
Average Female Salary
$37,159

About

Bill & account collectors are most often employed by the Business support services industry. The average yearly wage for Bill & account collectors was $38,615 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Bill & account collectors by wage are Cabinetmakers & bench carpenters, Merchandise displayers and window trimmers, and Other teachers and instructors.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Bill & account collectors are Columbus (Southeast) & Reynoldsburg Cities PUMA, OH, Erie County (Central) PUMA, NY, and Erie County (Northwest) PUMA, NY. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Bill & account collectors are Columbus (Southeast) & Reynoldsburg Cities PUMA, OH, Erie County (Northwest) PUMA, NY, and Erie County (Central) PUMA, NY.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Bill & account collectors and on wages and locations for those in the field. Business support services is the industry that employs the most Bill & account collectors, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Bill & account collectors, by average wage, is Building material & supplies dealers. Bill & account collectors are paid most in Chester County (South) PUMA, PA but are relatively concentrated in Columbus (Southeast) & Reynoldsburg Cities PUMA, OH.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$38,615
AVERAGE SALARY
± $1,739

In 2020, Bill & account collectors earned an average of $38,615, $17,339 less than than the average national salary of $55,954.

Other teachers and instructors make somewhat more than Bill & account collectors while Cabinetmakers & bench carpenters make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Bill & account collectors as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.298
WAGE GINI

In 2015, Bill & account collectors had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.298, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Bill & account collectors (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Bill & account collectors.

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Spatial Concentration

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Bill & account collectors.

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Industries

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Industries by Share

145k
2020 Workforce
± 9,360
−2.51%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 9.27%

The number of people employed as Bill & account collectors has been declining at a rate of −2.51%, from 149,239 people in 2019 to 145,495 people in 2020.

This graphic shows the share of Bill & account collectors employed by various industries. Business support services employs the largest share of Bill & account collectors at  30.3%, followed by Nondepository credit & related activities with 9.19% and Banking & related activities with 9.08%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Bill & account collectors in the US. The average age of male Bill & account collectors in the workforce is 39.7 and of female Bill & account collectors is 42.3, and the most common race/ethnicity for Bill & account collectors is White (Non-Hispanic).

Composition by Sex

41.3k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 4,991
104k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 7,920

71.6% of Bill & account collectors are Female, making them the more common sex in the occupation. This chart shows the sex breakdown of Bill & account collectors.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Bill & account collectors
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. Black (Non-Hispanic)
  3. White (Hispanic)

53.7% of Bill & account collectors are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 23.1% of Bill & account collectors, Black (Non-Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Bill & account collectors.

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Age by Sex

39.7
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 1.63
42.3
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 1.03

The median age of Bill & account collectors is 41.6, and Male employees are generally 2.66 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Bill & account collectors from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Bill & account collectors is Business but a relatively high number of Bill & account collectors hold a major in Psychology.

Majors

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Bill & account collectors from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Bill & account collectors need many skills, but most especially Active Listening, Speaking, and Persuasion. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Bill & account collectors need more than the average amount of Persuasion, Negotiation, and Speaking.

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Projections

Projections on job growth for Bill and Account Collectors from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The 10-year national workforce is projected to grow 3.71%, but Bill and Account Collectors are expected to see a growth of −6.45% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow less than the national average.

Job Growth

For growth projections, the closest comparible industry reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics is Bill and Account Collectors.
−6.45%
Estimated Job Growth
10-year Projection
3.71%
National Growth
10-year Projection

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in the number of jobs for Bill and Account Collectors. This profession is expected to grow less than than 3.71%, the average rate of national job growth.

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