Insurance Clerk Salary

Insurance Clerks in the United States are largely women. The group as a whole has a nationwide average of $13.44 per hour for pay. Work is enjoyable for Insurance Clerks, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and just under one in three lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a majority and dental coverage is claimed by close to one-half. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$18,121 - $54,631
$18K
$31K
$55K
MEDIAN: $31,429
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50%
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$10.09 - $17.38
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MEDIAN: $13.44
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$0$54K
Salary $18,121 - $54,631
Bonus $1,700
Total Pay (?
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$21,018 - $39,032
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 10
Hourly Data $0$27
Hourly Rate $10.09 - $17.38
Overtime $1.52 - $27.19
Annual Data $0$39K
Bonus $1,700
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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$21,018 - $39,032
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 83

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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

Pay by Experience for an Insurance Clerk has a positive trend. An entry-level Insurance Clerk with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $26,000 based on 50 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Insurance Clerk with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 27 salaries. An experienced Insurance Clerk which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 24 salaries. An Insurance Clerk with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 12 salaries.

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Key Stats for Insurance Clerk

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Insurance Clerk Salaries

Experienced
▲9%

Late-Career
▲7%

Mid-Career
▲6%

National Average
$28,000

Entry-Level
▼8%

Skills That Affect Insurance Clerk Salaries

Insurance
▲2%

National Average
$28,000

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
▼1%

Billing
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 57%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
vision benefits
Vision: 41%
no benefits
None: 31%
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