Summary Collector in Canada
Find key facts and figures about working as a collector. The following information is applicable to all Collection clerks (NOC 14202).
Note: Some information in this job profile is based on the 2016 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Collection clerks 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.
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High school or specific training
This occupation usually requires a secondary school diploma or several weeks of on-the-job training.
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Median wage in Canada
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The job prospects vary across Canada depending on the province or territory.
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advertised in Canada
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- Trace and locate debtors
- Notify debtors of overdue accounts and payments
- Visit debtors to collect amount due or to make payment arrangements
- Recommend legal action or discontinuation of service
- Store, update and retrieve financial data
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