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Insurance Clerk Salary

Women comprise the majority of Insurance Clerks in the United States. Individuals in this line of work make around $12.76 per hour on average. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, one-fourth are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by more than half and dental insurance is reported by slightly less than half. The majority of Insurance Clerks claim high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$21,683 - $45,933
(Median)
$22K
$32K
$46K
MEDIAN: $32,173
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90%

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$9.43 - $16.77
(Median)
$9
$13
$17
MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$21,683 - $45,933  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,296  
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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$20,000 - $37,290  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 28
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.43 - $16.77  
   
Overtime
$13.01 - $24.96  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,296  
   
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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$20,000 - $37,290  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 155

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Job Description for Insurance Clerk

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

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Professional skills reported by Insurance Clerks are few in number. Medicaid & Medicare Billing and Insurance are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Insurance.

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. Individuals who have worked for fewer than five years bring in approximately $26K on average. Those in the five-to-10 year range can expect an average that is only a touch bigger at $26K. Insurance Clerks claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $31K. Veterans who have worked for more than two decades do tend to make the most in the end; the median pay for this group is $34K.

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Experience Affects Insurance Clerk Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%

Experienced
up arrow 12%

National Average
$27,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Skills That Affect Insurance Clerk Salaries

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
up arrow 4%

National Average
$27,000

Insurance
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 48 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 67% dental benefits Dental: 47%
vision benefits Vision: 37% employee benefits None: 27%
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