Entry-Level Claims Processor Salary

Entry-Level Claims Processors can expect wages of $14.02 per hour on average. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Entry-Level Claims Processors. Women make up the vast majority of Entry-Level Claims Processors (81 percent) who answered the questionnaire. A strong majority receive medical and dental insurance and a fair number get vision insurance. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$27,098 - $42,712
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$34K
$43K
MEDIAN: $33,820
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$10.45 - $17.26
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MEDIAN: $14.02
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$27,098 - $42,712  
   
Bonus
$103.04 - $2,230  
Profit Sharing
$875  
Total Pay (?
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$22,669 - $38,476  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 44
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.45 - $17.26  
   
Overtime
$18.15 - $26.04  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$103.04 - $2,230  
   
Profit Sharing
$875  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$22,669 - $38,476  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 165

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $30,451

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For those looking to make money, Entry-Level Claims Processors in Richmond enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 12 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Claims Processors will also find cushy salaries in Tampa (+5 percent).

Key Stats for Claims Processor

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
77%
5-9 years
11%
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Skills That Affect Claims Processor Salaries

Insurance
▲1%

Claim Handling
▼0%

Customer Service
▼0%

National Average
$30,000

Medical Coding
▼2%

Billing
▼4%

Data Entry
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 19%