Insurance Claims Examiner Salary

Median pay for Insurance Claims Examiners in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $54K per year. In the world of Insurance Claims Examiners, total cash compensation can vary between $30K and $78K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $9K and $6K, respectively. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The majority of Insurance Claims Examiners (67 percent) who took the survey are women. The majority of Insurance Claims Examiners claim high levels of job satisfaction.

$36,093 - $79,247
(Median)
$36K
$54K
$79K
MEDIAN: $53,825
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$12.31 - $28.72
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$12
$17
$29
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$36,093 - $79,247  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,192  
Profit Sharing
$6.07 - $6,128  
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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$29,845 - $77,514  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 99
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.31 - $28.72  
   
Overtime
$27.00  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,192  
   
Profit Sharing
$6.07 - $6,128  
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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$29,845 - $77,514  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 45
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Job Description for Insurance Claims Examiner

Insurance claims examiners are responsible for reviewing insurance claims which have been submitted to their company. These examiners generally work in office settings during traditional business hours, and little to no travel is required for the position. A high school diploma is generally required, as well as additional courses and training regarding insurance claims and policies. Those in this position are employed in all types of insurance fields, and their responsibilities vary depending on the company.

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Insurance Claims Examiner Tasks

  • Examine and verify accuracy and completeness of insurance claims.
  • Make claim settlement determinations to authorize or deny payment based on policy and practices.
  • Update database and process necessary paperwork.

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Pay by Experience Level for Insurance Claims Examiner

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


Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $39K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $58K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $57K in this role. Insurance Claims Examiners who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $62K.

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Experience Affects Insurance Claims Examiner Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 26%

Mid-Career
up arrow 18%

Experienced
up arrow 15%

National Average
$49,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 21%

Skills That Affect Insurance Claims Examiner Salaries

Customer Service
up arrow 19%

Insurance
up arrow 11%

Claim Handling
up arrow 7%

National Average
$49,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
medical benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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