Insurance Claims Assistant Salary

Insurance Claims Assistants in the United States can expect wages of $16.46 per hour on average. Geography is the main element affecting pay for this group — tenure and the individual firm are driving factors as well. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Insurance Claims Assistants making up 79 percent. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$28,704 - $47,022
$29K
$37K
$47K
MEDIAN: $36,584
10%
50%
90%

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$12.47 - $22.96
$12
$16
$23
MEDIAN: $16.40
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$0$48K
Salary $28,704 - $47,022
Bonus $600 - $5,400
Profit Sharing $5,000
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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$27,785 - $48,118
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 117
Hourly Data $0$34
Hourly Rate $12.47 - $22.96
Overtime $16.62 - $34.48
Annual Data $0$48K
Bonus $600 - $5,400
Profit Sharing $5,000
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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$27,785 - $48,118
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 133

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Job Description for Insurance Claims Assistant

Handling claims for insurance is a tough and important job. Insurance claims assistants must take on many roles in order to be successful, and there is a vast amount of clerical work required to help companies stay organized.

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Insurance Claims Assistant Tasks

  • Opens and routes all correspondence to proper staff members.
  • Maintains files, documents, and records for claims; updates system database.
  • Reviews claims for accuracy and completeness, and processes accordingly.
  • Responds to inquiries and requests for information from staff and customers.

Common Career Paths for Insurance Claims Assistant


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Though not the most common occurrence, Insurance Claims Assistants sometimes become Insurance Claims Adjusters, where the average income is $47K per year. Career advancement for the typical Insurance Claims Assistant often leads to becoming a Claims Examiner or Investigator or an Insurance Claims Representative; median salaries in these positions are $9K higher and $6K higher, respectively.

Insurance Claims Assistant Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Insurance Claims Assistant


State Farm Insurance Company attracts talent by shelling out the biggest paychecks in the area — the median in that office is $36K.

Pay by Experience Level for Insurance Claims Assistant

Pay by Experience for an Insurance Claims Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Insurance Claims Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 131 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Insurance Claims Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 59 salaries. An experienced Insurance Claims Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 72 salaries. An Insurance Claims Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 20 salaries.

Insurance Claims Assistant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Insurance Claims Assistant?

Insurance Claims Assistant in Northridge:
"I collect, deliver and sort files."
Pros: I like sorting files.
Cons: Bending and lifting.

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Key Stats for Insurance Claims Assistant

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 31 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Insurance Claims Assistant Salaries

Experienced
▲13%

Late-Career
▲12%

Mid-Career
▲3%

National Average
$36,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Insurance Claims Assistant Salaries

Claim Handling
▲6%

Insurance
▲4%

Microsoft Office
▲4%

Customer Service
▲3%

National Average
$36,000

Organizing
▼2%

Data Entry
▼3%

Typing
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 16%
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