Insurance Claims Specialist in Houston, Texas Salary

The average salary for an Insurance Claims Specialist in Houston, Texas is $55,859 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Customer Service, Negotiation, Insurance, and Claim Handling.

$27,317 - $74,190
$27K
$56K
$74K
MEDIAN: $55,859
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50%
90%

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$11.00 - $18.86
$11
$16
$19
MEDIAN: $16.38
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$0$74K
Salary $27,317 - $74,190
Bonus $2,250
Total Pay (?
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$24,461 - $70,986
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 15
Hourly Data $0$25
Hourly Rate $11.00 - $18.86
Overtime $25.38
Annual Data $0$70K
Bonus $2,250
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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$24,461 - $70,986
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 19

Job Description for Insurance Claims Specialist

An insurance claim specialist’s job is to facilitate the processing of claims. They must make sure that all regulations are followed and must be very detail-oriented. A college degree is often preferred, but it is not always necessary for this position. Knowledge of computers is very necessary, as they must be able to use software and run reports specific to their line of work.

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Insurance Claims Specialist Tasks

  • Assists client in filing claims and handling other claim related correspondence.
  • Assesses damages and meets with insurance personnel to receive compensation for the client.
  • Analyzes and interprets insurance policy in order to answer client's questions.
  • Works with insurance provider to obtain temporary car, house, or funds for the client.

About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
4.0%

Insurance Claims Specialist Job Listings

Key Stats for Insurance Claims Specialist

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
18%

Experience Affects Insurance Claims Specialist Salaries

Experienced
▲6%

National Average
$38,000

Entry-Level
▼8%

Skills That Affect Insurance Claims Specialist Salaries

Customer Service
▲45%

Negotiation
▲38%

Insurance
▲23%

Claim Handling
▲16%

Medical Coding
▲1%

National Average
$38,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 15%