Bill and account collectors are one of the least happy careers in the United States.

At CareerExplorer, we conduct an ongoing survey with millions of people and ask them how satisfied they are with their careers. As it turns out, bill and account collectors rate their career happiness 2.2 out of 5 stars which puts them in the bottom 1% of careers.

To put this into perspective, we compared how happy bill and account collectors are to similar careers in the industry. Take a look at the results below:

Salaries and satisfaction ratings in similar careers

Career Satisfaction Avg Salary
Actuary
2.5
$108k
Financial clerk
2.5
$39k
Loan officer
2.5
$58k
Teller
2.5
$29k
Auditor
2.5
$65k
Bill and account collector
2.2
$38k

So what does it mean to be happy in your career? Let’s break it down into different dimensions:

  • Salary: Are bill and account collectors happy with their salary?
  • Meaning: Do bill and account collectors find their jobs meaningful?
  • Personality fit: How well suited are people’s personalities to their everyday tasks as bill and account collectors?
  • Work environment: How enjoyable are bill and account collector’s work environments?
  • Skills utilization: Are bill and account collectors making the best use of their abilities?

Are bill and account collectors happy with their salary?