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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.

More about this Career

Average Salary


New workers start around £9076. Normal pay is £21930 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £45467.



Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full and part-time jobs.

Daily Tasks

  • 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.

Skills Employers are looking for

Soft Skills

Soft skills are non-technical skills that include how you interact with colleagues, solve problems, and manage your work

  • Reading Comprehension


  • Critical Thinking


  • Learning Strategies


  • Active Listening


  • Active Learning


  • Speaking


  • Monitoring


  • Writing


  • Mathematics


  • Science


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