Entry-Level Insurance Claims Representative Salary

Entry-Level Insurance Claims Representatives aren't exactly in the most profitable line of business; these folks earn a belt-tightening average of $40K per year. Final cash compensation to Entry-Level Insurance Claims Representatives varies from around $26K to approximately $50K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $4K and $5K, respectively. Location and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. There are more female Entry-Level Insurance Claims Representatives who answered the questionnaire than male, making up 63 percent. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. The majority of Entry-Level Insurance Claims Representatives claim high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to 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
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$11
$15
$20
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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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 (?
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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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Entry-Level Insurance Claims Representatives fill the offices of leading firms State Farm Insurance Company, Farmers Insurance Group, Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, Geico, and AAA Insurance Company. With a median salary of $42K, Farmers Insurance Group offers Entry-Level Insurance Claims Representatives the highest pay. However, earnings don't seem to live on a large spectrum; they generally peter out at $39K and are capped at $56K.

State Farm Insurance Company offers the smallest salaries in town — $36K on average — but the considerable range in workers' salaries (stretching from $26K to $52K) creates a rather varied pay scale.

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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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