An Insurance Claims Clerk earns an average wage of $12.70 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.
Insurance Claims Clerk Total Pay (?
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$23,860 - $35,631
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $29,365
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Insurance Claims Clerk Total Pay (?
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$9.68 - $16.40
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$12K$24K$36K
Salary
$23,860 - $35,631  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,174  
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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$20,641 - $35,786  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 104
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.68 - $16.40  
   
Overtime
$15.90 - $28.18  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,174  
   
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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$20,641 - $35,786  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 104
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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.

Experience Affects Insurance Claims Clerk Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 12%
Mid-Career
up arrow 9%
National Average
$28,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 9%
Job Satisfaction
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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 11 votes.
Gender
Female
95%
female alumni
 
Male
5%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
5%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 69% dental benefits Dental: 53%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 20%
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