Insurance Claims Handler Salary (United States)

An Insurance Claims Handler earns an average salary of $44,051 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Insurance Claims Handler Salary (?
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$30,923 - $70,710
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $44,051
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Insurance Claims Handler Salary (?
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$10.54 - $20.60
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$30,923 - $70,710  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,024  
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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$25,388 - $68,907  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 51
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.54 - $20.60  
   
Overtime
$17.72 - $23.35  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,024  
   
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).
)
$25,388 - $68,907  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 30
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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
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National Average
$41,000
Entry-Level
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Experienced
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Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
75%
female alumni
 
Male
25%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 18%