Insurance Clerk Salary

Women make up the vast majority of Insurance Clerks in the United States. The average pay in this industry is approximately $12.93 per hour. While just under one in three report receiving no health benefits, the greater part do receive medical coverage, and a little less than one-half have dental, as well. Work is enjoyable for Insurance Clerks, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$21,332 - $45,615

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$9.39 - $16.73

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$21,332 - $45,615  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,987  
Total Pay (?
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$19,952 - $37,491  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 30
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.39 - $16.73  
   
Overtime
$13.01 - $24.96  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,987  
   
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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$19,952 - $37,491  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 158
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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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Insurance Clerks report a narrow range of specific skills. Medicaid & Medicare Billing and Insurance are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Insurance.

Pay by Experience Level for Insurance Clerk

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


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Someone who has worked for fewer than five years earns around $26K on average. Individuals with five to 10 years of experience don't get much more, though; the average income in this group is $26K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $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 $33K.

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Experience Affects Insurance Clerk Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

National Average
$28,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Skills That Affect Insurance Clerk Salaries

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
up arrow 2%

National Average
$28,000

Insurance
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 49 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 66% dental benefits Dental: 47%
vision benefits Vision: 36% employee benefits None: 28%
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