How much does a Collections Specialist make?

Updated Jul 24, 2021

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$37,178 /yr
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2,262 salaries

$27K

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$37K

Average

$50K

High

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The national average salary for Collections Specialist is $37,178 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Collections Specialist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 2262 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Collections Specialist employees.

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CROSSMARK
3.3

CROSSMARK

Collections Specialist

$38,596

 /yr
Range: $36K - $45K
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$36K

$45K

$35,710 - $45,000 Range

Citi
3.9

Citi

Collections Specialist - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $11 - $40

$11

$40

$11 - $40 Range

Wells Fargo
3.6

Wells Fargo

Collections Specialist

$43,828

 /yr
Range: $32K - $57K

$32K

$57K

$32,316 - $56,974 Range

Bank of America
4

Bank of America

Collections Specialist - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $15 - $23

$15

$23

$15 - $23 Range

J.P. Morgan
4

J.P. Morgan

Collections Specialist - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $14 - $24

$14

$24

$14 - $24 Range

Discover
3.9

Discover

Collections Specialist - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $11 - $20

$11

$20

$11 - $20 Range

Parallon
3.3

Parallon

Collections Specialist - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $13 - $18

$13

$18

$13 - $18 Range

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Account Control Technology
3.7

Account Control Technology

Collections Specialist - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $13 - $17

$13

$17

$13 - $17 Range

American Express
4.2

American Express

Collections Specialist - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $18 - $24

$18

$24

$18 - $24 Range

American Red Cross
3.4

American Red Cross

Collections Specialist - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $13 - $23

$13

$23

$13 - $23 Range

PayPal
4.1

PayPal

Collections Specialist - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $15 - $27

$15

$27

$15 - $27 Range

Republic Services
3.6

Republic Services

Collections Specialist

$35,694

 /yr
Range: $30K - $44K

$30K

$44K

$29,721 - $44,100 Range

Option Care Health
3

Option Care Health

Collections Specialist - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $17 - $21

$17

$21

$17 - $21 Range

Chase
3.7

Chase

Collections Specialist - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $14 - $22

$14

$22

$14 - $22 Range

Ally Financial
4.2

Ally Financial

Collections Specialist - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $16 - $21

$16

$21

$16 - $21 Range

Alliance Data
3.3

Alliance Data

Collections Specialist - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $14 - $237

$14

$237

$14 - $237 Range

Walgreens
3.1

Walgreens

Collections Specialist

$44,835

 /yr
Range: $42K - $50K

$42K

$50K

$42,047 - $50,270 Range

Sallie Mae
3.7

Sallie Mae

Collections Specialist - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $12 - $24

$12

$24

$12 - $24 Range

GC Services
3

GC Services

Collections Specialist - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $13 - $21

$13

$21

$13 - $21 Range

Navient
3.6

Navient

Collections Specialist - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $14 - $16

$14

$16

$14 - $16 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Collections Specialist salaries

The national average salary for a Collections Specialist is $37,178 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Collections Specialist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 2262 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Collections Specialist employees.

The highest salary for a Collections Specialist in United States is $50,303 per year.

The lowest salary for a Collections Specialist in United States is $27,477 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

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$18
hourly
A Registration Specialist in the Philadelphia, PA Area area reported making $18 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Philadelphia, PA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Nonprofit Organization
$25,000
per year
A Trash Collector in the Huntsville, AL Area area reported making $25,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Huntsville, AL Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$15
hourly
A Collections Specialist in the Charlotte, NC Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Charlotte, NC Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$35,000
per year
A Biller/Collector in the Philadelphia, PA Area area reported making $35,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Philadelphia, PA Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$120,000
per year
A Performance Specialist in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $120,000 per year
Additional Pay
$12k cash bonus
$15k stock bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$14
hourly
A Debt Collector in the Manchester, NH Area area reported making $14 per hour
Additional Pay
$3k commissions
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Manchester, NH Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$18
hourly
A Collections Specialist in the Cape Coral, FL Area area reported making $18 per hour
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Cape Coral, FL Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$20
hourly
A Collections Specialist in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
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