Insurance Claims Clerks
Training and Education
|Recommended Degree Level||Certificate or Higher|
|Number of Jobs, 2012||226,260|
|Annual Job Growth Rate||3.7%|
|Job Openings per Year (est.)||9,600|
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).
A brief look at the work of insurance clerks. Created for the US Dept. of Labor.