Insurance Clerk Salary

Insurance Clerks in the United States are largely female. The average salary of the entire group is approximately $13.57 per hour. Most Insurance Clerks report high levels of job satisfaction. While approximately one in three report receiving no health benefits, the greater part do receive medical coverage, and more than half have dental, as well. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$27,500 - $40,147
$38K
MEDIAN: $37,771
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$10.04 - $17.59
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MEDIAN: $13.57
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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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$20,965 - $38,377  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.04 - $17.59  
   
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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$20,965 - $38,377  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 89

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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.


Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $26K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $30K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $31K. Insurance Clerks who have racked up more than two decades of experience report lower incomes overall; the average sum for this crowd comes out to only $30K.

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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
6%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Insurance Clerk Salaries

Experienced
▲7%

Late-Career
▲5%

Mid-Career
▲4%

National Average
$29,000

Entry-Level
▼9%

Skills That Affect Insurance Clerk Salaries

Insurance
▼0%

National Average
$29,000

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
▼2%

Billing
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 61%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
vision benefits
Vision: 33%
dental benefits
None: 33%
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