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Bill and Account Collectors

in Massachusetts

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.

Occupation Projection for Bill and Account Collectors

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
433011  Bill and Account Collectors 6,548 6,272 -276 -4.22 % 241 421 -28 634 High school diploma or equivalent 

Bill and Account Collectors Projections by Industry

Industry 2016
Employment
Projected 2026 Employment Change
2016-2026
2017
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Finance and Insurance    1,950  30 % 1,880  30 % -70  -4 % $47,400
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities    1,670  25 % 1,590  25 % -80  -5 % $45,150
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediat    1,520  23 % 1,380  22 % -140  -10 % $39,640
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    1,080  16 % 1,090  17 % 10  1 % $45,180
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    1,080  16 % 1,090  17 % 10  1 % $45,180
Health Care and Social Assistance    960  15 % 950  15 % -10  -1 % $45,460
Ambulatory Health Care Services    620  9 % 620  10 % 0  -0 % $44,780
Management of Companies and Enterprises    250  4 % 240  4 % -10  -3 % $47,490
Management of Companies and Enterprises    250  4 % 240  4 % -10  -3 % $47,490
Hospitals    230  4 % 230  4 % 0  -3 % $47,260
Wholesale Trade    200  3 % 190  3 % -10  -7 % $45,110
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Economic Research
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