Insurance Claims Handler Salary (United States)

An Insurance Claims Handler earns an average salary of $43,329 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Insurance Claims Handler Total Pay (?
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$30,837 - $71,216
(Median)
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71K
MEDIAN: $43,328
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Insurance Claims Handler Total Pay (?
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$10.58 - $20.53
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$30,837 - $71,216  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,085  
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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$26,023 - $69,031  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 90
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.58 - $20.53  
   
Overtime
$17.83 - $22.55  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,085  
   
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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$26,023 - $69,031  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 90
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Job Description for Insurance Claims Handler
  • Answer coverage and claim questions for policyholders.
  • Maintains claim logs and subrogation files and case files.
  • Records first report claim details and information via telephone or mail.
  • Processes basic claims within policy guidelines.

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Experience Affects Insurance Claims Handler Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%
National Average
$41,000
Entry-Level
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Experienced
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 19 votes.
Gender
Female
76%
female alumni
 
Male
24%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
10%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 16%
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