Women account for the majority of Insurance Claims Processors in the United States. The entire group has an average salary of $14.77 per hour. Most workers in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and a majority earn dental coverage. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$29,716 - $48,430
$30K
$38K
$48K
MEDIAN: $37,506
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90%

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$11.63 - $20.11
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MEDIAN: $14.77
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$29,716 - $48,430  
   
Bonus
$1,952  
Total Pay (?
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$26,056 - $46,165  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 35
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.63 - $20.11  
   
Overtime
$13.04 - $33.80  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$1,952  
   
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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$26,056 - $46,165  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 65

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Job Description for Insurance Claims Processor

Insurance claims processors evaluate whether to issue a payment (and how much) on an insurance claim by a policy-holder. Those in this position may work alongside investigators or other claims agents to establish the validity and accuracy of claims; then, they will determine whether the policy offers coverage and issue the appropriate payment.

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Insurance Claims Processor Tasks

  • Assists in making claim settlement determinations.
  • Provides customer service to clients.
  • Update database and process necessary paperwork.
  • Reviews claims for accuracy and completeness, verify eligibility and coverage level.

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Pay by Experience Level for Insurance Claims Processor

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


Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $31K, and those with five to 10 years' experience report a lower median of $30K. Insurance Claims Processors who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $40K. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn any more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts.

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Key Stats for Insurance Claims Processor

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
051
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Insurance Claims Processor Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 23%

Late-Career
up arrow 21%

National Average
$33,000

Entry-Level
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Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Skills That Affect Insurance Claims Processor Salaries


Claim Handling
0%

National Average
$33,000

Data Entry
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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