Insurance Clerk Salary

The larger portion of Insurance Clerks in the United States are women. Median pay in this female-dominated area goes for around $13.38 per hour. Most Insurance Clerks like their work and job satisfaction is high. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, one in three are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a majority and dental insurance is reported by nearly one-half. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$27,500 - $40,147
$38K
MEDIAN: $37,771
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$9.96 - $17.81
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$13
$18
MEDIAN: $13.38
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$37,771  
   
Bonus
$900  
Total Pay (?
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$20,808 - $38,542  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.96 - $17.81  
   
Overtime
$1.51 - $27.39  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$900  
   
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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$20,808 - $38,542  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 96

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Job Description for Insurance Clerk

Insurance clerks process applications for reinstatement of, changes to, and cancellation of insurance policies for individuals or companies. They work closely with insurance agents to provide paperwork and other necessary items to process a client's insurance policy, and must have thorough knowledge of federal, state, and local insurance policy regulations.

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Insurance Clerk Tasks

  • Maintain, update, and file records for health, life, car, rental, or home insurance policies.
  • Prepare and file statistical data reports for regulatory agencies.
  • Oversee insurance payments, renew policies, and collect overdue payments from individuals or insurance companies.

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Pay by Experience Level for Insurance Clerk

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


Insurance Clerks with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $27K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $29K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Insurance Clerks make a median salary of $31K. Insurance Clerks who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are no higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years.

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Key Stats for Insurance Clerk

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Insurance Clerk Salaries

Late-Career
▲10%

Experienced
▲8%

Mid-Career
▲3%

National Average
$29,000

Entry-Level
▼7%

Skills That Affect Insurance Clerk Salaries

Insurance
▼0%

National Average
$29,000

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
▼1%

Billing
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 58%
dental benefits
Dental: 49%
vision benefits
Vision: 36%
dental benefits
None: 33%
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