Insurance Claims Examiner Salary

Median pay for Insurance Claims Examiners in the United States is around $52K annually. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Insurance Claims Examiners making up 78 percent. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and nearly all earn dental coverage.

$36,737 - $83,210
$37K
$52K
$83K
MEDIAN: $51,767
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$13.53 - $26.48
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MEDIAN: $17.23
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$0$83K
Salary $36,737 - $83,210
Bonus $0.00 - $5,817
Profit Sharing $3,003
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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$30,472 - $79,264
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 52
Hourly Data $0$34
Hourly Rate $13.53 - $26.48
Overtime $29.48
Annual Data $0$79K
Bonus $0.00 - $5,817
Profit Sharing $3,003
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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$30,472 - $79,264
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 38

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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

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Insurance Claims Examiner

Pay by Experience for an Insurance Claims Examiner has a positive trend. An entry-level Insurance Claims Examiner with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 51 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Insurance Claims Examiner with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 23 salaries. An experienced Insurance Claims Examiner which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 20 salaries. An Insurance Claims Examiner with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 13 salaries.

Insurance Claims Examiner Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Insurance Claims Examiner?

Insurance Claims Examiner in Merrill:
"Best job."
Pros: I love the investigation portion, always something new!
Cons: Not enough hours in the day to get all the work done.

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Key Stats for Insurance Claims Examiner

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
23 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Insurance Claims Examiner Salaries

Late-Career
▲41%

Mid-Career
▲8%

Experienced
▲4%

National Average
$45,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Insurance Claims Examiner Salaries

Negotiation
▲49%

Claim Handling
▲17%

Customer Service
▲1%

National Average
$45,000

Insurance
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 91%
vision benefits
Vision: 83%
no benefits
None: 6%
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