Bill and Account Collectors

AUTOMATION RISK
CALCULATED
100%
risk level
POLLING
65%
Based on 54 votes
LABOR DEMAND
GROWTH
-8.1 %
by year 2032
WAGES
$39,470
or $18.97 per hour
Volume
202,840
as of 2022
SUMMARY
JOB SCORE
1.8/10

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Automation risk

100% (Imminent Risk)

Imminent Risk (81-100%): Occupations in this level have an extremely high likelihood of being automated in the near future. These jobs consist primarily of repetitive, predictable tasks with little need for human judgment.

More information on what this score is, and how it is calculated is available here.

Some quite important qualities of the job are difficult to automate:

  • Persuasion

  • Social Perceptiveness

  • Negotiation

User poll

65% chance of full automation within the next two decades

Our visitors have voted that it's probable this occupation will be automated. This assessment is further supported by the calculated automation risk level, which estimates 100% chance of automation.

What do you think the risk of automation is?

What is the likelihood that Bill and Account Collectors will be replaced by robots or artificial intelligence within the next 20 years?






Growth

Very slow growth relative to other professions.

The number of 'Bill and Account Collectors' job openings is expected to decline 8.1% by 2032

Total employment, and estimated job openings

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031
Updated projections are due 09-2023.

Wages

Low paid relative to other professions

In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Bill and Account Collectors' was $39,470, or $18 per hour

'Bill and Account Collectors' were paid 14.8% lower than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310

Wages over time

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Volume

Greater range of job opportunities compared to other professions

As of 2022 there were 202,840 people employed as 'Bill and Account Collectors' within the United States.

This represents around 0.14% of the employed workforce across the country

Put another way, around 1 in 729 people are employed as 'Bill and Account Collectors'.

Job description

Locate and notify customers of delinquent accounts by mail, telephone, or personal visit to solicit payment. Duties include receiving payment and posting amount to customer's account, preparing statements to credit department if customer fails to respond, initiating repossession proceedings or service disconnection, and keeping records of collection and status of accounts.

SOC Code: 43-3011.00

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