Entry-Level Insurance Claims Representative Salary

Entry-Level Insurance Claims Representatives may have to scrimp and save; the median compensation is $40K per year. In the world of Entry-Level Insurance Claims Representatives, overall income ranges from $26K near the bottom to $50K at the top; this can include more than $4K from bonuses and more than $5K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Geographic location and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of Entry-Level Insurance Claims Representatives (63 percent) who took the survey are women. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$30,074 - $51,404
(Median)
$30K
$40K
$51K
MEDIAN: $39,564
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$10.99 - $19.50
(Median)
$11
$15
$20
MEDIAN: $14.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$30,074 - $51,404  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,987  
Profit Sharing
$401.00 - $4,500  
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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$26,057 - $49,515  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 234
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.99 - $19.50  
   
Overtime
$7.79 - $30.12  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,987  
   
Profit Sharing
$401.00 - $4,500  
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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$26,057 - $49,515  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 135
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Popular Employer Salaries for Insurance Claims Representative


Entry-Level Insurance Claims Representatives flock to State Farm Insurance Company, Farmers Insurance Group, Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, Geico, and AAA Insurance Company, highly regarded companies that employ a generous number of people in this profession. Although salaries only range from $39K to just $56K, Farmers Insurance Group still offers the highest pay with a median paycheck of $42K.

Although State Farm Insurance Company hands out the lowest average salary in town at $36K, employee compensation still varies greatly; workers can make as little as $26K or as much as $52K.

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Skills That Affect Insurance Claims Representative Salaries

Negotiation
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Claim Handling
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National Average
$37,000

Customer Service
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Insurance
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
medical benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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