The average pay for an Insurance Claims Specialist is $49,146 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Litigation Case Management and Negotiation.
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$31,073 - $79,363
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$31K
$49K
$79K
MEDIAN: $49,145
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$12.11 - $22.28
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$31,073 - $79,363  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,716  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,068  
Commission
$2,966  
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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$27,627 - $71,626  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 514
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.11 - $22.28  
   
Overtime
$15.24 - $37.59  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,716  
   
Commission
$2,966  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $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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$27,627 - $71,626  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 481
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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 Difference by Location

National Average: $39,864

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What is it like working as an Insurance Claims Specialist?

Insurance Claims Specialist in Jefferson City:
Pros: Working with medical claims, accounts payable, flexible schedule, proximity to child's school and home.
Cons: Not being trained in all aspects after 2 years of employment.

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Experience Affects Insurance Claims Specialist Salaries



National Average
$40,000



Skills That Affect Insurance Claims Specialist Salaries

Litigation Case Management
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Claim Handling
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Customer Service
0%

National Average
$40,000

Insurance
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Medical Terminology
up arrow 4%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 157 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
medical benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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