Insurance Claims Specialist Salary

The average pay for an Insurance Claims Specialist is $49,644 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Litigation Case Management and Negotiation.
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$30,854 - $78,481
(Median)
$31K
$50K
$78K
MEDIAN: $49,643
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$11.65 - $20.65
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$12
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$30,854 - $78,481  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,958  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,106  
Commission
$2,700  
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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$26,275 - $71,783  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 652
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.65 - $20.65  
   
Overtime
$13.40 - $33.59  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,958  
   
Commission
$2,700  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,106  
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).
)
$26,275 - $71,783  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 575
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Job Description for Insurance Claims Specialist

An insurance claim specialist’s job is to facilitate the processing of claims. They must make sure that all regulations are followed and must be very detail-oriented. A college degree is often preferred, but it is not always necessary for this position. Knowledge of computers is very necessary, as they must be able to use software and run reports specific to their line of work.

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Insurance Claims Specialist Tasks

  • Analyzes and interprets insurance policy in order to answer client's questions.
  • Works with insurance provider to obtain temporary car, house, or funds for the client.
  • Assists client in filing claims and handling other claim related correspondence.
  • Assesses damages and meets with insurance personnel to receive compensation for the client.

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Pay by Experience Level for Insurance Claims Specialist

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $39,174

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Experience Affects Insurance Claims Specialist Salaries



National Average
$39,000



Skills That Affect Insurance Claims Specialist Salaries

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 63%


Claim Handling
up arrow 3%

National Average
$39,000

Customer Service
up arrow 1%

Insurance
up arrow 3%

Medical Terminology
up arrow 11%


Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 223 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
medical benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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