Collector Salesperson or Credit Agent

Collector salespersons and credit agents visit private households to obtain orders and collect payments for goods and services.


  • Makes follow-up calls to obtain further orders.
  • Distributes advertising literature and sample goods.
  • Quotes prices and terms, collects any payments and completes hire purchase or credit arrangements.
  • Emphasises main selling point of goods/services to stimulate customer interest.
  • Calls on household, explains purpose of call and displays or describes goods/services on offer.

Typical Education Level

Level 2 NVQ; GCSE at grades A*-C

Will retirement created job openings

In the UK, 15% in this profession are aged 55 or above.* They will likely retire in the next 10 years, creating a demand for new workers

*This is based on national data


Average annual earnings

The current average wage for collector salesperson or credit agent is £21,965

258 positions

Current Employment

The number of jobs in the career for the current year is 258. Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs.


Job Postings

Over the past year, jobs have been posted for collector salesperson or credit agent roles.

How well does it pay?

Normal pay for this occupation is £21,965 per year. That is about £1,830 per month or £11.26 per hour. New workers generally start on £15,378, while highly experienced workers can earn as much as £29,709

Is it growing or declining?

This career has remained the same over the last 2 years, and is expected to remain the same over the next 4 years. Currently, 258 people are employed in the region.

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