£13,520 Average salary at age 20
£21,840 Average Salary
35 Average hours per week


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

Main Tasks

  • Receives payment at centralised office or calls on household/business premises;
  • Records details of transaction, issues receipt or annotates rent book;
  • Reads gas, water and electricity meters;
  • Cleans, services and fills vending machines and collects money from meters, vending machines and other cash operated machinery;
  • Collects tolls from persons wishing to gain access to private roads, bridges, piers, etc. and operates tollgates to control entry;
  • Remits cash, cheques or credit notes to cashier, supervisor or bank, building society or post office.


No academic qualifications are required. Training is typically provided on-the-job. This may be supplemented by specialised training courses within larger agencies.

What Debt, rent and other cash collectors studied in higher education

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What Debt, rent and other cash collectors studied in higher education
Occupation Percentage Value
(W2) Design studies4
(L3) Sociology9
(C1) Biology2
(Q9) Others in linguistics, classics & related subjects2
(C8) Psychology7
(W1) Fine art2
(X9) Others in education4
(F7) Science of aquatic & terrestrial environments2
(W3) Music2
(D4) Agriculture2
(W6) Cinematics & photography2
(Q3) English studies2
(H5) Naval architecture2
(V2) History by area2
(L9) Others in social studies2
(N5) Marketing3
(W4) Drama2
(M1) Law by area3
(M2) Law by topic4
(N8) Hospitality, leisure, sport, tourism & transport4
(B9) Others in subjects allied to medicine4
(B1) Anatomy, physiology & pathology2
(F4) Forensic & archaeological sciences2
(B4) Nutrition1
(N1) Business studies14
(X3) Academic studies in education2
(L5) Social work2
(N4) Accounting4
(C6) Sport & exercise science3
(P3) Media studies4
(N2) Management studies2
(V1) History by period2
(N3) Finance1
(H6) Electronic & electrical engineering2
(I1) Computer science2

UK Prospects

24100 Workforce Size
1.53% Predicted decline 2024 - 2027
2402 Predicted Replacement 2024 - 2027

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