Salary for Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks

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Also known as:  Insurance Claims Clerk, Insurance Clerk, Insurance Examining Clerk, Insurance Policy Issue Clerk, Underwriting Assistant, Underwriting Clerk

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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.

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SALARY TREND

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.

INDUSTRIES

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

Construction
$52,160
Public Administration
$48,190
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$45,550
Finance and Insurance
$45,500
Transportation and Warehousing
$45,200
Other Services (except Public Administration)
$45,090

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Wholesale Trade
$37,030
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$39,670
Health Care and Social Assistance
$40,110
Retail Trade
$40,710
Information
$40,760
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
$42,030