Women comprise the majority of Insurance Claims Clerks in the United States. Individuals in this line of work make around $14.27 per hour on average. A fair number report receiving medical and dental coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect vision insurance. For the most part, Insurance Claims Clerks enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$11.51 - $18.15
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$14
$18
MEDIAN: $14.27
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Hourly Rate
$11.51 - $18.15  
   
Overtime
$21.68  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Total Pay (?
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$23,905 - $36,714  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 26

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Job Description for Insurance Claims Clerk

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Insurance Claims Clerk

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $31K on average. Interestingly, those who have worked for five to 10 years report receiving a smaller median salary of $29K. Insurance Claims Clerks see a median salary of $30K after reaching one to two decades on the job. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $31K.

Key Stats for Insurance Claims Clerk

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
043
Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Insurance Claims Clerk Salaries

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Experienced
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National Average
$30,000

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Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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