Salary for Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks

Want help with your hiring? It's easy. Enter your information below, and we'll quickly reach out to discuss your hiring needs.

Also known as:  Insurance Claims Clerk, Insurance Clerk, Insurance Examining Clerk, Insurance Policy Issue Clerk, Underwriting Assistant, Underwriting Clerk helps find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations. Sign up in our career community today!

Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks work inside of insurance agencies and provide numerous duties related to claims that are filed. They can also process new insurance policies, make modifications to current policies and obtain information from a policyholder to ensure accuracy of their claim and assist with other related documents. All changes and additions that are made should be documented. It is helpful to have experience working in the insurance industry and good clerical and computer skills are required. A high school diploma or GED is also needed.

A Insurance Claims or Policy Processing Clerk will normally get an average wage ranging between $29,480 - $64,460 depending on education and experience. get an average compensation of fourty-five thousand and seventy dollars per year.

are compensated at the highest average salary in Connecticut, where they earn average wages of near $58,600. People in this career receive the best pay in Construction, where they earn job pay of $52,160.

Are you an aspiring insurance claims or policy processing clerk? Want a new opportunity where you can earn a higher salary? Join our insurance claims or policy processing clerk Career Community today!

The national wage distribution is shown below. To overlay local salaries for an Insurance Claims or Policy Processing Clerk, please select your state.
Annual salary
Hourly rate
Recruiter makes it easy to find out about new jobs for insurance claims and policy processing clerks. Join our insurance claims or policy processing clerk Career Community today!

The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 47.35 percent nationwide in that time.


Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks tend to make the most in the following industries:

Public Administration
Management of Companies and Enterprises
Finance and Insurance
Transportation and Warehousing
Other Services (except Public Administration)

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Wholesale Trade
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
Health Care and Social Assistance
Retail Trade
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
Recruiters on our platform will receive your resume directly in their inbox if there’s a match. POST YOUR RESUME
3 out of 4 resumes never get seen.
Employers get hundreds of applications, and most get filtered out before they ever see them. Upload your resume to get through the filters.