An Insurance Claims Handler earns an average salary of $42,817 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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$30,755 - $69,053
(Median)
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69K
MEDIAN: $42,816
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Insurance Claims Handler Total Pay (?
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$10.62 - $20.45
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$30,755 - $69,053  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,786  
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 - $67,578  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 90
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.62 - $20.45  
   
Overtime
$15.86 - $32.16  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,786  
   
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 - $67,578  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 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.

Experience Affects Insurance Claims Handler Salaries

Mid-Career
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National Average
$40,000
Entry-Level
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Experienced
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 19 votes.
Gender
Female
74%
female alumni
 
Male
26%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
9%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 18%
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