Average Claims Administrator Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for a Claims Administrator is $17.58.
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Hourly Rate
$14 - $24
$442 - $4,085
Profit Sharing
$0 - $4,055
Total Pay
$30,672 - $62,329

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Job Description for Claims Administrator

Claims Administrator Tasks
  • Coordinate insurance process across departments, tracking claims and reporting on aggregate metrics.
  • Support and mentor staff in insurance resources, standards, data, and contacts.
  • Review claim submissions and determine eligibility and level of coverage.
  • Prepare and monitor insurance budgets and report on exceptional circumstances.
  • File claims, enter data, and update databases with current daily information.

Job Satisfaction for Claims Administrator

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Popular Skills for Claims Administrator

Skills in Claim Handling, Insurance, Administration and Risk Management / Risk Control are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Data Entry.

Pay by Experience Level for Claims Administrator

An entry-level Claims Administrator with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $16.72 based on 13 salaries. An early career Claims Administrator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.93 based on 92 salaries. A mid-career Claims Administrator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.83 based on 29 salaries. An experienced Claims Administrator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.98 based on 42 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $23.
Employees with Claims Administrator in their job title in Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 30.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (30.8% more) and Chicago, Illinois (28.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Los Angeles, California (9.0% less) and Indianapolis, Indiana (7.5% less).

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