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Bill and Account Collectors (43-3011)

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.
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 359 360 0.28 14 29 43
United States 258000 238600 0.0 9600 20000 27700
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with moderate employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 19.53 12.96 15.28 18.32 22.78 28.34
Alaska 25.18 16.75 20.23 23.44 28.43 38.19
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 25.46 17.21 20.45 23.46 28.48 39.70
Balance of State 23.21 14.59 17.97 22.95 28.16 31.88

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.