Collectors

National Occupation Code (NOC): 1435  ยท  Browse All Occupations

Collectors collect payments on overdue accounts and bad cheques and locate debtors to make collection arrangements. They are employed by collection agencies, utility companies, department stores, loan companies, banks and credit unions, and by financial and licensing departments within governments.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Advertising Collector
  • Bill Collector
  • Claims Collector
  • Collection Agent (except Taxation)
  • Collection Clerk
  • Collection Officer (except Taxation)
  • Collections Investigation Officer
  • Collector
  • Credit And Collection Clerk
  • Financial Collector
  • Inspector And Bill Collector - Electric Power Company
  • Inspector And Bill Collector - Gas Company
  • Instalment Collector
  • Insurance Premium Collector
  • Loan Collector
  • Locator - Collection
  • Skip Tracer - Collection
  • Bill Collector
  • Collection Clerk
  • Collection Officer (except Taxation)
  • Collections Investigation Officer
  • Collector
  • Credit And Collection Clerk
  • Locator - Collection
  • Skip Tracer - Collection

Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for collectors.

Education Level Median Income
No certificate, diploma or degree N/A
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate $28,983
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma N/A
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma $36,324
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level N/A
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above $40,376
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree $45,765
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Median Income by Gender

The following table details median income by gender for collectors.

Gender Median Income
Male $45,765
Female $41,802
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Extracted Salary Information (18 samples)

The following salary data has been extracted from job posts indexed on this website over the last year for collectors.

$33,150.00
Lowest Observed
$79,000.00
Highest Observed
$33,150.00
25th Percentile
$39,869.44
Average
$33,150.00
Median
$40,000.00
75th Percentile

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Regional Employment Participation by Age Group

This chart and accompanying table outlines regional employment participation by age group for collectors

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 10
25 to 34 years 40
35 to 44 years 35
45 to 54 years 50
55 to 64 years 75
65 to 74 years 10
75 years and over 0
Total 235
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Employment Type

This chart outlines regional employment participation by employment type for collectors. Hover over a pie section to see the associated employment type, or refer to the table below.

Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 45
Part Time 180
Total 230
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Gender

This chart outlines regional employment participation by gender for collectors. Hover over a pie section to see the associated gender, or refer to the table below.

Gender Employed Individuals
Male 60
Female 180
Total 230
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Class of Worker

This chart outlines regional employment participation by class of worker for collectors. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 220
Self Employed 20
Total 235
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Labour Force Status

This chart outlines regional employment participation by labour force status for collectors. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 235
Unemployed 0
Total 235
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Education Level

This chart outlines regional employment participation by education level for collectors. Hover over a pie section to see the associated education level, or refer to the table below.

Education Level Individuals
No certificate, diploma or degree 20
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 75
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 20
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 55
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 0
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 60
Total 230
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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