Insurance Policy Processing Workers

Insurance policy processing workers perform a variety of clerical and administrative tasks that ensure that insurance applications and claims are handled in an efficient and timely manner. They review new applications, make adjustments to existing policies, work on policies that are to be reinstated, check the accuracy of company records, verify client information, and compile information used in claim settlement. Insurance policy processing personnel also handle business correspondence relating to any of the above duties. They use computers, word processors, calculators, and other office equipment in the course of their work. There are approximately 236,160 insurance policy processing workers employed in the United States.

Quick Facts
Duties Review new insurance applications; adjust existing and reinstated policies; verify claimant information; compile information used in claim settlement
Alternate Title(s) Agent-Contract Clerks, Cancellation Clerks, Claims Clerks, Claims Examiners, Insurance Agents, Insurance Brokers, Insurance Checkers, Medical-Voucher Clerks, Policy-Change Clerks, Reviewers, Revival Clerks
Salary Range $25,000 to $75,000
Employment Prospects Good
Advancement Prospects Good
Work Environment Primarily Indoors
Best Geographical Location(s) Major metropolitan areas
Education and Training
  • High School Diploma
  • Some Postsecondary Training
Related School Subjects
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Mathematics
Experience On-the-job training
  • Business Management
  • Interpersonal
  • Organizational
Personality Traits
  • Conventional
  • Organized
  • Realistic
Licensure/Certification None
Special Requirements None
Career Ladder
  • Supervisor
  • Insurance Policy Processing Clerk
  • Entry-Level Insurance Policy Processing Worker

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