The average hourly pay for a Claims Administrator is $17.58.
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Job Description for Claims Administrator
A claims administrator is responsible for working with insurance claims in the medical/healthcare field, as well as property insurance. These administrators are employed by a variety of organizations, but generally work within office environments and keep traditional weekly business hours, although overtime may occasionally be necessary. An associate’s degree in an area such as public administration is often required, and some employers prefer those with a bachelor’s degree in a related field. M…Read more
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.
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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.
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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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