Debt, Rent and Other Cash Collectors

Debt, rent and other cash collectors collect payments due or overdue from households and businesses and empty cash from prepayment meters or machines.


New workers

New workers start around £10,503. Normal pay is £22,827 per year.
Highly experienced workers can earn up to £45,395.

Available jobs

In the past year there were 47,730 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?

  • Serves summonses and, on court authority, takes possession of goods to the value of outstanding debt.

  • Remits cash, cheques or credit notes to cashier, supervisor or bank, building society or post office.

  • Collects tolls from persons wishing to gain access to private roads, bridges, piers, etc. and operates tollgates to control entry.

  • Cleans, services and fills vending machines and collects money from meters, vending machines and other cash operated machinery.

  • Reads gas, water and electricity meters.

  • Records details of transaction, issues receipt or annotates rent book.

  • Receives payment at centralised office or calls on household/business premises.

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.

  • Finance

  • Credit Control

  • Legal Hearings

  • Invoicing

  • Meter Reading

  • Accounting

  • Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

  • Inbound Calls

  • Outbound Calls

  • Call Center Experience

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.

  • Collections

  • Customer Service

  • Communication

  • Management

  • Detail Oriented

  • Negotiation

  • Self-Motivation

  • Planning

  • Sales

  • Problem Solving

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.