Insurance Claims Specialist Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Insurance Claims Specialist is $50,973 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.
Insurance Claims Specialist Total Pay (?
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$32,182 - $80,005
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Insurance Claims Specialist Total Pay (?
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$10.87 - $20.22
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$32,182 - $80,005  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,134  
Profit Sharing
$485.81 - $5,068  
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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$25,905 - $74,796  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,060
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.87 - $20.22  
   
Overtime
$13.50 - $34.20  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,134  
   
Profit Sharing
$485.81 - $5,068  
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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$25,905 - $74,796  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,060
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Job Description for Insurance Claims Specialist

The insurance claims specialist's primary role involves handling the paperwork for insurance customers and the companies they work for. Insurance claims specialists explain insurance coverage to customers and potential customers, as well. They also provide guidance to customers when a claim is made, such as directing them to mechanics or repairmen whom the insurance company will work with.
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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

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

Pay Difference By Location

New York
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Los Angeles
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Las Vegas
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Philadelphia
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Dallas
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Seattle
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Pittsburgh
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Cincinnati
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National Average
$41,000
Nashville
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Indianapolis
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San Antonio
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Houston
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Experience Affects Insurance Claims Specialist Salaries

National Average
$41,000

Skills That Affect Insurance Claims Specialist Salaries

Litigation Case Management
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Claim Handling
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National Average
$41,000
Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
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Gender

Female
71%
female alumni
 
Male
29%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 12%
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