Claims Clerk Salary in the United States

How much does a Claims Clerk make in the United States? The average Claims Clerk salary in the United States is $32,887 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $30,005 and $37,190. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

Job Description

Claims Clerk reviews insurance claims forms and documents for accuracy and completion and obtains missing information as necessary. Determines claims coverage by examining company records. Being a Claims Clerk is responsible for calculating claims amounts and submitting claims for payment. Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent. Additionally, Claims Clerk typically reports to a supervisor. The Claims Clerk possesses a moderate understanding of general aspects of the job. Works under the close direction of senior personnel in the functional area. May require 0-1 year of general work experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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30005
37190
32887

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Includes base and annual incentives

 
 
 
30350
37959
33403
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  1. This Job:

    Claims Clerk

    0 - 1 years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

  2. Up a level:

    Claims Clerk, Sr.

    1 - 3 years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

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