Entry-Level Insurance Claims Representatives can expect only a modest salary, with average pay of just $40K per year. Cash earnings for Entry-Level Insurance Claims Representatives — which occasionally include more than $5K from bonuses and more than $7K from profit sharing — stretch from around $27K to approximately $50K. Location and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Women account for the majority of Entry-Level Insurance Claims Representatives who responded to the questionnaire — 68 percent to be exact. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Entry-Level Insurance Claims Representatives. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$31,402 - $51,516
(Median)
$31K
$40K
$52K
MEDIAN: $40,398
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$11.53 - $19.17
(Median)
$12
$15
$19
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$31,402 - $51,516  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,000  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $7,272  
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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$27,235 - $49,551  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 129
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$11.53 - $19.17  
   
Overtime
$8.21 - $26.93  
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$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $7,272  
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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$27,235 - $49,551  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 99
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Known for taking on a considerable number of Entry-Level Insurance Claims Representatives, Geico, Farmers Insurance Group, Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, State Farm Insurance Company, and AAA Insurance Company are leading firms in the industry. For Entry-Level Insurance Claims Representatives, comfortable salaries can be found at Farmers Insurance Group; in fact, median earnings sit around $42K, the highest in the area.

The pay scale is far from balanced at Geico. While salaries on one end can reach $49K, the company's median pay sits at $35K, the lowest in the field.

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Skills That Affect Insurance Claims Representative Salaries

Negotiation
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Insurance
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Claim Handling
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Customer Service
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National Average
$37,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
medical benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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