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Insurance Claims Specialist Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Insurance Claims Specialist is $50,807 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 Salary (?
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$32,073 - $79,300
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MEDIAN: $50,806
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Insurance Claims Specialist Salary (?
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$10.84 - $20.42
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$32,073 - $79,300  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,126  
Profit Sharing
$484.79 - $7,400  
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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$25,970 - $74,381  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 588
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.84 - $20.42  
   
Overtime
$10.00 - $33.88  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,126  
   
Profit Sharing
$484.79 - $7,400  
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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$25,970 - $74,381  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 438
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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

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Pay Difference By Location

New York
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Orlando
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Cleveland
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Dallas
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Pittsburgh
up arrow 19%
Seattle
up arrow 14%
Philadelphia
up arrow 7%
Minneapolis
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Cincinnati
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National Average
$40,000
Indianapolis
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Charlotte
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Houston
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San Antonio
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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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National Average
$40,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 240 votes.

Gender

Female
73%
female alumni
 
Male
27%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 13%