Collector Salespersons and Credit Agents

Collector salespersons and credit agents visit private households to obtain orders and collect payments for goods and services.


New workers

New workers start around £11,408. Normal pay is £23,542 per year.
Highly experienced workers can earn up to £45,762.

Available jobs

In the past year there were 7,557 vacancies for this type of job


Projected job growth over the next 8 years

Related courses

People work towards these careers by taking these courses at college and uni.

What they do most days?

  • Makes follow-up calls to obtain further orders.

  • Distributes advertising literature and sample goods.

  • Quotes prices and terms, collects any payments and completes hire purchase or credit arrangements.

  • Emphasises main selling point of goods/services to stimulate customer interest.

  • Calls on household, explains purpose of call and displays or describes goods/services on offer.

Hard Skills

Hard skills are specific, learnable, measurable, often industry or occupation-specific abilities related to a position.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Fundraising

  • Canvassing

  • Selling Techniques

  • Broadband

  • Marketing

  • Direct Selling

  • Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

  • Pulmonology

  • Marketing Materials

  • Sales Prospecting

Soft Skills

Soft skills can be self-taught and usually do not necessitate a certain completed level of education.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Sales

  • Communication

  • Customer Service

  • Positivity

  • Strong Work Ethic

  • Interpersonal Communications

  • Self-Motivation

  • Resilience

  • Willingness To Learn

  • English Language

How do I get a job like this?

People in these types of job started their career paths after studying courses like the ones below.