Insurance Clerks Job, Salary, and School Information

Home >> Careers & Education

Insurance Clerks

Insurance Claims Clerks


Training and Education

Prior to starting this profession consider obtaining moderate-term on-the-job training. Government data shows that 22% of workers have a bachelor’s degree or higher. Those who have gone to college but don’t have a degree make up 48% of employees. For 31% of insurance clerks a high-school education was all they required.


Part-Time Work and Self-Employment

Of those surveyed 10% of employees work part-time.


Area Job Conditions

The cities with the most workers jobs compared to the population are Lewiston (Maine) Macon (Georgia) and Chattanooga (Tennessee). Fewer are found in Ann Arbor (Michigan) Anchorage (Alaska) and Lexington (Kentucky).

Employees earn higher incomes in San Francisco (California) Naples (Florida) and San Jose (California) and lower incomes in Kingman (Arizona) Dothan (Alabama) and Athens (Georgia).


Video Overview

A brief look at the work of insurance clerks. Created for the US Dept. of Labor.


Salaries by City

See typical salaries and ranges for this career below*. Shift click to sort by more than one column — for example first shift-click on state and then shift-click on salary to find best and worst salaries in each state.

State City / Region Typical Salary Salary Range Job Count % of All Jobs
AK Anchorage $50000 $33K – $62K 130 0.07%
AL Birmingham – Hoover $32980 $24K – $46K 1420 0.29%
AL Decatur $34050 $25K – $44K N/A N/A
AL Dothan $30440 $23K – $38K N/A N/A
AL Florence – Muscle Shoals $29470 $22K – $63K 60 0.11%
AL Gadsden $24430 $20K – $30K N/A N/A
AL Huntsville $25450 $21K – $37K 120 0.06%
AL Mobile $33080 $25K – $44K 320 0.19%
AL Montgomery $34800 $27K – $49K 120 0.07%
AL Tuscaloosa $24980 $21K – $45K 100 0.11%
AR Fayetteville – Springdale – Rogers $26020 $20K – $36K 110 0.05%
AR Fort Smith $26890 $18K – $37K 30 0.03%
AR Hot Springs $23740 $17K – $30K N/A N/A
AR Little Rock – North Little Rock – Conway $31830 $25K – $48K 990 0.30%
AZ Flagstaff $26060 $20K – $43K 40 0.08%
AZ Phoenix – Mesa – Glendale $33540 $25K – $47K 3770 0.22%
AZ Prescott N/A N/A – N/A 40 0.08%
AZ Tucson $32420 $25K – $39K 420 0.12%
CA Bakersfield – Delano $42400 $30K – $48K 820 0.30%
CA Chico $32150 $26K – $45K 160 0.23%
CA El Centro $35010 $24K – $48K 40 0.09%
CA Fresno $41390 $25K – $56K 720 0.23%
CA Los Angeles – Long Beach – Glendale (Metro Area) $37370 $25K – $59K 6320 0.16%
CA Merced $39290 $19K – $58K 140 0.23%
CA Modesto $27490 $19K – $58K 180 0.12%
CA Napa $40740 $33K – $48K N/A N/A
CA Oakland – Fremont – Hayward (Metro Area) $47910 $31K – $70K 1820 0.19%
CA Oxnard – Thousand Oaks – Ventura $37950 $27K – $58K 710 0.25%
CA Redding $33040 $26K – $45K 210 0.36%
CA Riverside – San Bernardino – Ontario $37570 $22K – $60K 1680 0.14%
CA Sacramento – Arden – Arcade – Roseville $37960 $25K – $53K 2350 0.29%
CA Salinas $46410 $32K – $70K 120 0.08%
CA San Diego – Carlsbad – San Marcos $36400 $26K – $50K 2320 0.18%
CA San Francisco – San Mateo – Redwood City (Metro Area) $43220 $27K – $61K 1700 0.17%
CA San Jose – Sunnyvale – Santa Clara $37690 $26K – $57K 920 0.10%
CA San Luis Obispo – Paso Robles $37600 $25K – $55K 130 0.13%
CA Santa Ana – Anaheim – Irvine (Metro Area) $39540 $26K – $59K 3450 0.24%
CA Santa Barbara – Santa Maria – Goleta $40030 $26K – $56K 360 0.21%
CA Santa Cruz – Watsonville $45100 $27K – $71K 70 0.08%
CA Santa Rosa – Petaluma $39580 $24K – $60K 350 0.20%
CA Stockton $36700 $29K – $48K 490 0.25%
CA Vallejo – Fairfield $44040 $29K – $48K 290 0.24%
CA Visalia – Porterville $32430 $26K – $47K 310 0.23%
CO Colorado Springs $37320 $27K – $47K 90 0.04%
CO Denver – Aurora – Broomfield $43470 $32K – $58K 1760 0.14%
CO Fort Collins – Loveland $38070 $27K – $61K 50 0.04%
CT Bridgeport – Stamford – Norwalk $35840 $23K – $55K 650 0.16%
CT Danbury $39310 $31K – $47K 110 0.16%
CT Hartford – West Hartford – East Hartford $44030 $34K – $59K 2820 0.51%
CT New Haven $37690 $26K – $55K 440 0.16%
CT Norwich – New London $40980 $19K – $48K 140 0.11%
DC Washington – Arlington – Alexandria (Metro Area) $36820 $23K – $63K 1430 0.06%
DE Dover $34630 $27K – $52K 120 0.20%
DE Wilmington (Metro Area) $38670 $28K – $54K 830 0.26%
FL Cape Coral – Fort Myers $29930 $23K – $53K 310 0.15%
FL Crestview – Fort Walton Beach – Destin $29930 $22K – $38K 120 0.16%
FL Deltona – Daytona Beach – Ormond Beach $23820 $21K – $38K 260 0.17%
FL Fort Lauderdale – Pompano Beach – Deerfield Beach (Metro Area) $33750 $25K – $48K 2260 0.32%
FL Jacksonville $34110 $26K – $46K 2600 0.45%
FL Lakeland – Winter Haven $33550 $25K – $45K 660 0.35%
FL Miami – Miami Beach – Kendall (Metro Area) $32350 $23K – $45K 2350 0.23%
FL Naples – Marco Island $33560 $25K – $42K 180 0.16%
FL North Port – Bradenton – Sarasota $33700 $26K – $45K 330 0.14%
FL Ocala $31520 $22K – $43K 160 0.18%
FL Orlando – Kissimmee – Sanford $33840 $23K – $46K 2160 0.21%
FL Palm Bay – Melbourne – Titusville $29780 $23K – $42K 300 0.16%
FL Panama City – Lynn Haven – Panama City Beach $25390 $21K – $32K 50 0.07%
FL Pensacola – Ferry Pass – Brent $25120 $21K – $36K 200 0.13%
FL Port St. Lucie $30430 $24K – $37K 140 0.11%
FL Punta Gorda $27680 $24K – $31K N/A N/A
FL Sebastian – Vero Beach $37160 $27K – $52K 70 0.15%
FL Tallahassee $31730 $22K – $41K 280 0.18%
FL Tampa – St. Petersburg – Clearwater $31760 $25K – $45K 2960 0.26%
FL West Palm Beach – Boca Raton – Boynton Beach (Metro Area) $34760 $26K – $45K 900 0.18%
GA Albany $37080 $31K – $53K 40 0.07%
GA Athens – Clarke County $40580 $28K – $55K N/A N/A
GA Atlanta – Sandy Springs – Marietta $36820 $26K – $56K 4820 0.21%
GA Augusta – Richmond County $26280 $21K – $38K 140 0.07%
GA Columbus $32070 $26K – $39K 500 0.45%
GA Gainesville $35210 $28K – $42K 110 0.16%
GA Macon $30130 $24K – $40K 1210 1.29%
GA Rome $30800 $26K – $45K 40 0.12%
GA Savannah $30300 $26K – $45K 80 0.06%
HI Honolulu $37550 $27K – $52K 390 0.09%
IA Davenport – Moline – Rock Island $36270 $25K – $49K 230 0.13%
IA Des Moines – West Des Moines $35620 $27K – $49K 2460 0.76%
IA Dubuque $31040 $24K – $41K 130 0.24%
IA Iowa City $32550 $23K – $49K N/A N/A
IA Sioux City $28850 $22K – $37K 110 0.16%
IA Waterloo – Cedar Falls $35200 $25K – $48K 70 0.07%
ID Boise City – Nampa $41050 $27K – $58K 690 0.26%
ID Coeur d’Alene ID $32750 $26K – $47K 40 0.07%
ID Idaho Falls $34170 $26K – $50K N/A N/A
ID Lewiston $35820 $28K – $60K 30 0.14%
ID Pocatello $31120 $22K – $54K 110 0.35%
IL Bloomington – Normal $33820 $27K – $52K 1430 1.64%
IL Champaign – Urbana $32980 $22K – $47K 150 0.16%
IL Chicago – Joliet – Naperville (Metro Area) $39490 $27K – $56K 6740 0.19%
IL Decatur $29260 $23K – $44K N/A N/A
IL Lake County – Kenosha County (Metro Area) $40040 $29K – $59K 680 0.18%
IL Peoria $41070 $26K – $60K 280 0.16%
IL Rockford $32500 $25K – $50K 160 0.11%
IL Springfield $33680 $26K – $56K 330 0.30%
IN Bloomington $22590 $20K – $32K 30 0.04%
IN Columbus $19810 $17K – $27K N/A N/A
IN Elkhart – Goshen $33660 $26K – $46K 120 0.11%
IN Evansville $30530 $23K – $41K 120 0.07%
IN Fort Wayne $33190 $25K – $47K 670 0.34%
IN Gary (Metro Area) $33070 $21K – $47K 110 0.04%
IN Indianapolis – Carmel $40510 $30K – $59K 2080 0.23%
IN Lafayette $35830 $22K – $51K 60 0.07%
IN Muncie $31890 $21K – $38K N/A N/A
IN South Bend – Mishawaka $35340 $24K – $48K 140 0.11%
IN Terre Haute $42630 $29K – $48K 70 0.11%
KS Manhattan $23080 $20K – $28K N/A N/A
KS Topeka $37320 $27K – $47K 210 0.20%
KS Wichita $29770 $21K – $43K 210 0.08%
KY Lexington – Fayette $33960 $25K – $48K 260 0.11%
KY Louisville – Jefferson County $35610 $30K – $47K 2400 0.40%
LA Baton Rouge $31980 $24K – $48K 390 0.11%
LA Lafayette $42140 $23K – $52K N/A N/A
LA Lake Charles $24960 $20K – $51K 90 0.10%
LA Monroe $25360 $21K – $31K N/A N/A
LA New Orleans – Metairie – Kenner $37700 $24K – $55K 560 0.11%
LA Shreveport – Bossier City $35600 $23K – $55K N/A N/A
MA Barnstable Town $32160 $24K – $43K 210 0.22%
MA Boston – Cambridge – Quincy (Metro Area) $44650 $32K – $63K 4400 0.26%
MA Framingham (Metro Area) $40460 $24K – $60K 230 0.15%
MA Haverhill – North Andover – Amesbury (Metro Area) $39370 $28K – $51K 160 0.20%
MA Lawrence – Methuen – Salem (Metro Area) $32290 $23K – $43K 50 0.08%
MA Leominster – Fitchburg – Gardner $32690 $26K – $44K 110 0.23%
170 0.15%
MA New Bedford $31580 $23K – $44K 180 0.28%
MA Peabody (Metro Area) $38730 $25K – $50K 50 0.05%
MA Springfield $33630 $24K – $48K 420 0.15%
MA Worcester $36470 $26K – $53K 540 0.22%
MD Baltimore – Towson $39350 $32K – $51K 1930 0.15%
MD Bethesda – Rockville – Frederick (Metro Area) $36970 $28K – $52K 670 0.12%
MD Hagerstown – Martinsburg $31540 $23K – $49K 90 0.09%
MD Salisbury $34940 $28K – $39K 50 0.09%
ME Bangor $31730 $25K – $38K 60 0.09%
ME Portland – South Portland – Biddeford $34580 $25K – $48K 610 0.32%
MI Detroit – Livonia – Dearborn (Metro Area) $36620 $27K – $59K 560 0.08%
MI Flint $34930 $22K – $47K N/A N/A
MI Grand Rapids – Wyoming $33230 $25K – $45K 630 0.16%
MI Jackson $31380 $21K – $45K 60 0.12%
MI Kalamazoo – Portage $34650 $29K – $41K 40 0.03%
MI Lansing – East Lansing $38030 $28K – $55K 370 0.19%
MI Saginaw – Saginaw Township North $37120 $27K – $53K 40 0.05%
MI Warren – Troy – Farmington Hills (Metro Area) $36230 $22K – $57K 1360 0.13%
MN Duluth $28340 $26K – $31K 280 0.22%
MN Minneapolis – St. Paul – Bloomington $36360 $27K – $49K 2180 0.12%
MO Cape Girardeau – Jackson $31790 $26K – $39K N/A N/A
MO Columbia $34880 $26K – $49K N/A N/A
MO Jefferson City N/A N/A – N/A 80 0.11%
MO Kansas City $34000 $21K – $56K 3410 0.35%
MO Springfield $37650 $24K – $57K N/A N/A
MO St. Louis $37580 $25K – $55K 1610 0.13%
MS Jackson $30360 $24K – $48K 260 0.11%
MT Billings $28820 $25K – $38K 50 0.07%
MT Great Falls $33550 $27K – $44K 40 0.10%
MT Missoula $28330 $21K – $44K 60 0.11%
NC Burlington $36550 $26K – $57K 80 0.15%
NC Charlotte – Gastonia – Rock Hill $34630 $27K – $47K 1300 0.15%
NC Durham – Chapel Hill N/A N/A – N/A 280 0.10%
NC Greensboro – High Point $40400 $28K – $55K 1090 0.32%
NC Raleigh – Cary $34630 $26K – $47K 600 0.12%
NC Wilmington $29220 $24K – $44K 90 0.07%
NC Winston – Salem $40860 $29K – $57K 330 0.16%
ND Bismarck $29150 $25K – $37K N/A N/A
ND Fargo $29290 $25K – $45K 320 0.26%
NE Lincoln $31940 $26K – $43K 1110 0.68%
NE Omaha – Council Bluffs $34990 $26K – $52K 2140 0.48%
NH Manchester $34770 $26K – $49K 140 0.14%
NH Nashua (Metro Area) $38290 $28K – $56K 60 0.05%
NH Portsmouth $35240 $31K – $46K 200 0.36%
NJ Atlantic City – Hammonton $37530 $26K – $48K 110 0.08%
NJ Camden (Metro Area) $37200 $29K – $51K 810 0.16%
NJ Edison – New Brunswick (Metro Area) $35430 $26K – $51K 1880 0.19%
NJ Newark – Union (Metro Area) $40920 $26K – $59K 2260 0.24%
NJ Trenton – Ewing $41940 $28K – $57K 810 0.38%
NJ Vineland – Millville – Bridgeton $34310 $30K – $44K N/A N/A
NM Albuquerque $31190 $25K – $44K 570 0.16%
NM Farmington $34480 $24K – $44K 40 0.07%
NM Las Cruces $21060 $17K – $36K N/A N/A
NM Santa Fe $41950 $29K – $58K 50 0.08%
NV Las Vegas – Paradise $36770 $24K – $56K 530 0.06%
NV Reno – Sparks $40150 $24K – $57K 90 0.05%
NY Albany – Schenectady – Troy $36390 $28K – $47K 720 0.17%
NY Binghamton $35880 $26K – $46K 80 0.08%
NY Buffalo – Niagara Falls $33630 $25K – $47K 840 0.16%
NY Kingston $29160 $26K – $39K 170 0.30%
NY Nassau – Suffolk (Metro Area) $40220 $29K – $59K 1640 0.13%
NY New York – White Plains – Wayne (Metro Area) $42100 $27K – $59K 4420 0.09%
NY Poughkeepsie – Newburgh – Middletown $30870 $25K – $49K 180 0.07%
NY Rochester $36240 $26K – $48K 280 0.06%
NY Syracuse $33500 $26K – $48K 800 0.27%
NY Utica – Rome $37630 $31K – $48K 500 0.40%
OH Akron $30130 $22K – $48K 570 0.18%
OH Canton – Massillon $34770 $27K – $45K 590 0.37%
OH Cincinnati – Middletown $37040 $27K – $51K 3090 0.32%
OH Cleveland – Elyria – Mentor $36070 $26K – $49K 3180 0.32%
OH Columbus $36320 $26K – $52K 3660 0.40%
OH Dayton $29200 $21K – $50K 840 0.23%
OH Lima $24060 $17K – $45K N/A N/A
OH Mansfield $29730 $25K – $41K 60 0.11%
OH Sandusky $32820 $17K – $46K 60 0.15%
OH Springfield $36110 $25K – $52K N/A N/A
OH Toledo $29150 $22K – $43K N/A N/A
OH Youngstown – Warren – Boardman $30010 $20K – $46K 290 0.13%
OK Oklahoma City $31880 $25K – $43K 1420 0.24%
OK Tulsa $40350 $27K – $68K 1170 0.28%
OR Bend $30500 $25K – $42K 230 0.38%
OR Eugene – Springfield $34700 $27K – $44K 240 0.18%
OR Medford $29250 $25K – $38K 130 0.17%
OR Portland – Vancouver – Hillsboro $37220 $27K – $48K 2200 0.22%
OR Salem $32890 $26K – $46K 280 0.20%
PA Allentown – Bethlehem – Easton $41570 $31K – $48K 500 0.15%
PA Erie $40690 $27K – $63K N/A N/A
PA Harrisburg – Carlisle $36100 $26K – $56K 1930 0.63%
PA Johnstown $36680 $29K – $52K 50 0.09%
PA Lancaster $36780 $31K – $48K 440 0.20%
PA Philadelphia (Metro Area) $40930 $29K – $57K 4150 0.23%
PA Pittsburgh $33480 $25K – $47K 2230 0.20%
PA Reading $38240 $30K – $48K 500 0.30%
PA Scranton – Wilkes – Barre $33310 $26K – $48K 420 0.17%
PA York – Hanover $41490 $30K – $55K 140 0.08%
PR San Juan – Caguas – Guaynabo $23260 $17K – $35K 1210 0.16%
RI Providence – Fall River – Warwick $35040 $23K – $48K 1020 0.19%
SC Charleston – North Charleston – Summerville $32790 $18K – $54K 180 0.06%
SC Columbia $35740 $26K – $49K 2010 0.59%
SC Greenville – Mauldin – Easley $35240 $20K – $47K 190 0.06%
SC Myrtle Beach – North Myrtle Beach – Conway $31930 $23K – $47K 80 0.08%
SC Spartanburg $34190 $26K – $58K 50 0.04%
SD Rapid City $24840 $21K – $30K 130 0.21%
SD Sioux Falls $28310 $22K – $38K 840 0.61%
TN Chattanooga $37480 $23K – $58K 230 0.10%
TN Kingsport – Bristol – Bristol $27950 $19K – $46K 50 0.04%
TN Knoxville $31590 $23K – $48K 340 0.10%
TN Memphis $30850 $24K – $46K 310 0.05%
TN Nashville – Davidson – Murfreesboro – Franklin $39830 $27K – $58K 1380 0.19%
TX Abilene $23680 $21K – $30K 230 0.37%
TX Amarillo $28850 $25K – $38K 470 0.43%
TX Austin – Round Rock – San Marcos $35830 $26K – $49K 2060 0.25%
TX Beaumont – Port Arthur $26380 $21K – $39K 50 0.03%
TX Corpus Christi $32360 $22K – $44K 200 0.11%
TX Dallas – Plano – Irving (Metro Area) $36680 $27K – $50K 5010 0.24%
TX El Paso $27420 $18K – $38K 470 0.17%
TX Fort Worth – Arlington (Metro Area) $34250 $26K – $47K 1320 0.15%
TX Houston – Sugar Land – Baytown $32550 $20K – $48K 3410 0.13%
TX Killeen – Temple – Fort Hood $28060 $21K – $44K 60 0.05%
TX Longview $29560 $23K – $44K 50 0.05%
TX Lubbock $35930 $25K – $46K 110 0.09%
TX McAllen – Edinburg – Mission $25420 $21K – $34K N/A N/A
TX Midland $34080 $18K – $46K N/A N/A
TX Odessa $27210 $22K – $36K N/A N/A
TX San Antonio – New Braunfels $30150 $25K – $45K 2660 0.31%
TX Sherman – Denison $29960 $25K – $41K 350 0.85%
TX Texarkana – Texarkana $28060 $18K – $44K 40 0.07%
TX Tyler $41660 $28K – $51K 50 0.06%
TX Victoria $30360 $18K – $42K N/A N/A
TX Waco $30130 $22K – $50K N/A N/A
UT Ogden – Clearfield $28000 $21K – $53K 50 0.03%
UT Salt Lake City $32740 $25K – $45K 1610 0.26%
VA Charlottesville $31860 $24K – $47K 210 0.21%
VA Lynchburg $29110 $25K – $37K 330 0.34%
VA Richmond $35580 $24K – $49K 1520 0.25%
VA Roanoke $36550 $27K – $50K 550 0.37%
VA Virginia Beach – Norfolk – Newport News $28910 $22K – $39K 810 0.11%
VA Winchester $38400 $31K – $47K 60 0.11%
VT Burlington – South Burlington $39390 $29K – $56K 100 0.09%
WA Bremerton – Silverdale $32660 $22K – $66K 60 0.08%
WA Olympia $42750 $33K – $47K 450 0.48%
WA Seattle – Bellevue – Everett (Metro Area) $38720 $27K – $51K 3300 0.23%
WA Spokane $35800 $28K – $46K 690 0.35%
WA Tacoma (Metro Area) $38210 $30K – $53K 520 0.20%
WA Yakima $38430 $32K – $59K 70 0.09%
WI Appleton $33400 $26K – $50K N/A N/A
WI Eau Claire $24440 $20K – $35K 410 0.52%
WI Green Bay $33350 $23K – $46K 700 0.42%
WI La Crosse $31030 $23K – $45K 200 0.29%
WI Madison $35360 $27K – $49K 1520 0.46%
WI Milwaukee – Waukesha – West Allis $37900 $28K – $49K 1470 0.18%
WI Oshkosh – Neenah $32830 $25K – $45K 90 0.11%
WI Sheboygan $34660 $27K – $45K 170 0.31%
WV Charleston $28690 $23K – $39K 400 0.28%
WV Huntington – Ashland $32850 $22K – $47K 80 0.07%
WV Parkersburg – Marietta – Vienna $29170 $23K – $49K 100 0.15%
WV Wheeling $27880 $20K – $37K 120 0.19%
WY Cheyenne $35070 $23K – $56K 110 0.25%

    Advertisement

    POWERED BY
    Customer Service: 855.213.0348
    Mon-Fri 8AM-8PM CST, Sat 8AM-5PM CST, Sun 10AM-6PM CST
    © 2017, Bold Limited. All rights reserved.