Insurance Clerk Salary

Women comprise the majority of Insurance Clerks in the United States. Individuals in this line of work make around $13.50 per hour on average. Although more than a third lack health benefits of any kind, the larger part do enjoy medical insurance, and close to one-half get dental coverage, too. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$21,447 - $53,829
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$38K
$54K
MEDIAN: $38,412
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$10.06 - $17.46
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$21,447 - $53,829  
   
Bonus
$1,500  
Total Pay (?
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$21,060 - $38,979  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$10.06 - $17.46  
   
Overtime
$1.51 - $27.39  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$1,500  
   
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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$21,060 - $38,979  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 87

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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 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Insurance Clerk Salaries

Experienced
▲7%

Late-Career
▲6%

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 12 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 56%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
vision benefits
Vision: 35%
no benefits
None: 35%
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