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
£ 12,690
£ 19,233
£ 35,503

Available jobs

In the past year there were 47,361 vacancies for this type of job

Related courses

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

What they do most days?

  • 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.

  • Meter Reading

  • Optometry

  • Finance

  • Data Collection

  • Invoicing

  • Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

  • Credit Control

  • Electric Meters

  • Outbound Calls

  • Financial Services

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

  • Communications

  • Management

  • Planning

  • Detail Oriented

  • Computer Literacy

  • Self-Motivation

  • Negotiation

  • Organizational Skills

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.