The salary statistics of insurance claims and policy processing clerks are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of insurance claims and policy processing clerks within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The insurance claims and policy processing clerks annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for insurance claims and policy processing clerks. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) insurance claims and policy processing clerks is $59,310. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $38,430. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,510. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 123% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.
The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of insurance claims and policy processing clerks from 2012 to 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
The average salaries of insurance claims and policy processing clerks in 13 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for insurance claims and policy processing clerks occupations is the federal, state, and local government sector with an annual salary $44,480. The lowest paying sector is the professional, scientific, and technical services sector (annual salary $35,060).
|Industry Sector||Median Annual Salary|
|Federal, State, and Local Government|| |
|Retail Trade|| |
|Management of Companies and Enterprises|| |
|Transportation and Warehousing|| |
|Finance and Insurance|| |
|Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)|| |
|Educational Services|| |
|Health Care and Social Assistance|| |
|Wholesale Trade|| |
|Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services|| |
|Real Estate and Rental and Leasing|| |
|Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services|| |
From the above tables we note that not only insurance claims and policy processing clerks salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of insurance claims and policy processing clerks in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $22,290 to $48,050. The highest paying state for insurance claims and policy processing clerks is Connecticut with a median annual salary of $48,050. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $22,290. For more salary information of insurance claims and policy processing clerks profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.
|State Name||Median Annual Salary|
|New York|| |
|New Jersey|| |
|Rhode Island|| |
|North Carolina|| |
|New Hampshire|| |
|North Dakota|| |
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|South Carolina|| |
|West Virginia|| |
|South Dakota|| |
|New Mexico|| |
|Puerto Rico|| |