Insurance Claims Clerk Salary

Most Insurance Claims Clerks in the United States are women. The median pay for people in this role is approximately $14.35 per hour. Most receive medical and dental insurance and a large number get vision plans. Job satisfaction for Insurance Claims Clerks is high. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$11.69 - $18.00
$12
$14
$18
MEDIAN: $14.35
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50%
90%

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Hourly Data $0$21
Hourly Rate $11.69 - $18.00
Overtime $21.68
Annual Data $0$35K
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$24,222 - $35,688
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 24

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Job Description for Insurance Claims Clerk

  • Reviews claims for accuracy and completeness, and processes accordingly.
  • Responds to inquiries and requests for information from staff and customers.
  • Opens and routes all correspondence to proper staff members.
  • Maintains files, documents, and records for claims; updates system database.

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Pay by Experience Level for Insurance Claims Clerk

Pay by Experience for an Insurance Claims Clerk has a neutral trend. An entry-level Insurance Claims Clerk with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 17 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Insurance Claims Clerk with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Insurance Claims Clerk which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 15 salaries. An Insurance Claims Clerk with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 7 salaries.

Key Stats for Insurance Claims Clerk

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Insurance Claims Clerk Salaries

Entry-Level
▲1%

Late-Career
▲1%

National Average
$30,000

Experienced
▼2%

Mid-Career
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 81%
no benefits
None: 10%
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