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Claims Processing Clerk, Sr. in the United States

How much does a Claims Processing Clerk, Sr. earn in the United States? The average Claims Processing Clerk, Sr. salary in the United States is $42,810 as of March 28, 2019, but the range typically falls between $36,943 and $47,816. 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 Cost of Living in Major Cities

Job Description

Responsible for inputting new claims, processing payments, conducting billing research and responding to telephone inquires. Reviews and dispositions more complex claims. Determines whether to return, deny, or pay claims according to organizational policies and procedures. Prepares daily reports for claims management team. May provide guidance to less experienced claims processors. Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent. Typically reports to a supervisor. Gaining or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. Works under moderate supervision. Typically requires 1-3 years of related experience.

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    Claims Processing Clerk

    0 - 1 years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

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    1 - 3 years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

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    Claims Processing Supervisor

    3 + years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

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