Bill and Account Collectors (43-3011)
Occupation 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.
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|Average employment||Average annual openings|
|2014 estimate||2024 projection||Percent change||Growth||Replacement||Total|
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Labor Force Indicators
|2015 Worker Characteristics|
|Total workers||Nonresident workers||Percent nonresident||Percent age 45 plus||Percent age 50 plus|
|2015 Potential Supply|
|Qualified but working in another occupation||128|
|Currently employed in a lower paid occupation||21|
|UI claimants previously working in occupation||50|
|2015 ALEXsys Employment Data|
|Number of registrants||453|
|Number of job position postings||58|
|Ratio of registrants to job position postings||7.8|
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Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training
|Education: High school diploma or equivalent||Work experience: None||On-the-job training: Moderate-term on-the-job training|
|University of Alaska Fairbanks, CTC (Fairbanks)|
|Financial Services Rep||OEC|