Insurance Claims Clerk Salary (United States)

An Insurance Claims Clerk earns an average wage of $12.19 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 Salary (?
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$23,637 - $36,844
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $29,163
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Insurance Claims Clerk Salary (?
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$9.37 - $16.94
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$13K$26K$39K
Salary
$23,637 - $36,844  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,188  
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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$20,255 - $36,517  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 23
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.37 - $16.94  
   
Overtime
$15.87 - $27.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,188  
   
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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$20,255 - $36,517  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 69
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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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Experience Affects Insurance Claims Clerk Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 13%
Mid-Career
up arrow 10%
National Average
$27,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
98%
female alumni
 
Male
2%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 55%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 19%