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Highest Paying Industries for Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks

The top 100 highest paying industries for insurance claims and policy processing clerks (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment in those industries are also shown. As shown in the table, with an average annual salary of $55,590, federal government, including usps is the highest paying industry for insurance claims and policy processing clerks. It is followed by postal service (federal government) industry (average annual salary $55,590). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in May 2015 [1]. For more information about salaries of insurance claims and policy processing clerks in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Industries for Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Federal government, including USPS
$55,590
70
2 Postal Service (federal government)
$55,590
60
3 Transportation and Warehousing
$47,940
130
4 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$44,470
70
5 Educational Services - State government owned
$44,470
70
6 State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$44,070
1,330
7 State government, including schools and hospitals
$44,060
1,490
8 Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$44,060
1,690
9 Federal, State, and Local Government
$44,060
1,690
10 Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$43,450
2,210
11 Elementary and Secondary Schools
$42,520
40
12 Other Financial Investment Activities
$42,420
350
13 Outpatient Care Centers
$42,400
370
14 Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$42,280
40
15 Educational Services - Local government owned
$42,280
40
16 Educational Services
$42,010
130
17 Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities
$41,950
430
18 Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$41,780
350
19 Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations
$41,310
200
20 Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$41,250
90
21 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$40,670
90
22 Pharmacies and Drug Stores
$40,570
n/a
23 Hospitals - State government owned
$40,020
90
24 Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations
$39,570
120
25 Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage
$39,480
80
26 Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$39,300
260
27 Home Health Care Services
$38,870
60
28 Manufacturing
$38,470
130
29 Insurance Carriers
$37,830
122,890
30 Local government, including schools and hospitals
$37,730
650
31 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$37,720
1,840
32 Hospitals - Privately owned
$37,670
1,870
33 Direct Insurance (except Life, Health, and Medical) Carriers
$37,540
60,520
34 Direct Health and Medical Insurance Carriers
$37,390
37,890
35 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$37,180
2,170
36 Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$37,140
2,210
37 Insurance Carriers and Related Activities
$36,910
219,640
38 Finance and Insurance
$36,890
226,490
39 Legal Services
$36,770
230
40 Management of Companies and Enterprises
$36,690
5,310
41 Other Insurance Related Activities
$36,460
26,440
42 Health Care and Social Assistance
$36,350
5,100
43 Offices of Physicians
$36,270
1,600
44 Individual and Family Services
$35,860
50
45 Social Assistance
$35,860
50
46 Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
$35,810
70
47 Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$35,810
70
48 Ambulatory Health Care Services
$35,750
2,810
49 Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$35,650
120
50 Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities
$35,610
96,750
51 Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
$35,310
160
52 Insurance Agencies and Brokerages
$35,290
70,310
53 Rental and Leasing Services
$35,210
80
54 Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing
$35,030
40
55 Nondepository Credit Intermediation
$34,900
1,110
56 Depository Credit Intermediation
$34,790
680
57 Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$34,330
230
58 Credit Intermediation and Related Activities
$34,300
n/a
59 Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses
$34,290
160
60 Health and Personal Care Stores
$34,070
260
61 Offices of All Other Health Practitioners
$33,950
40
62 Other Nondepository Credit Intermediation
$33,880
840
63 Employment Services
$33,590
5,730
64 Temporary Help Services
$33,550
5,430
65 Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services
$33,490
1,510
66 Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$33,480
550
67 General Freight Trucking
$33,360
30
68 Nonstore Retailers
$33,360
180
69 Retail Trade
$33,340
500
70 Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$33,310
3,390
71 Truck Transportation
$33,290
50
72 Administrative and Support Services
$33,180
8,610
73 Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$33,180
8,610
74 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$33,150
240
75 Hospitals - Local government owned
$33,150
240
76 Office Administrative Services
$33,080
1,960
77 Wholesale Trade
$32,970
260
78 Activities Related to Credit Intermediation
$32,940
n/a
79 Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers
$32,530
50
80 Social Advocacy Organizations
$32,320
30
81 Offices of Dentists
$32,110
340
82 Travel Arrangement and Reservation Services
$32,030
150
83 Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$31,460
30
84 Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers
$31,380
60
85 Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$31,100
1,030
86 Automobile Dealers
$30,450
n/a
87 Business Support Services
$30,180
740
88 Telephone Call Centers
$30,010
430
89 Offices of Optometrists
$29,930
110
90 Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$29,580
270
91 Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$28,500
30
92 Offices of Chiropractors
$24,100
100
93 Personal and Laundry Services
$22,430
n/a
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