Insurance Policy Processing Clerks

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What do they do?

Process applications for, changes to, reinstatement of, and cancellation of insurance policies. Duties include reviewing insurance applications to ensure that all questions have been answered, compiling data on insurance policy changes, changing policy records to conform to insured party's specifications, compiling data on lapsed insurance policies to determine automatic reinstatement according to company policies, canceling insurance policies as requested by agents, and verifying the accuracy of insurance company records.

Also known as:

Account Administrator, Agency Service Representative, Associate Financial Representative, Client Process Specialist, Customer Service Technician, Enrollment Representative, Field Secretary, Insurance Analyst, Policy Analyst, Policy Service Coordinator, Policy Services Representative, Premium Representative, Processing Clerk, Underwriting Assistant

Typical Wages

Annual wages for Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks in United States

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Projected Growth Rate

Employment of Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks is projected to grow 2 percent from 2018 to 2028, more slowly than average compared to all occupations.

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Projected Employment

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Projected Employment Rankings For Virginia:

  • 2.4%

    Percent Change

    Ranks #21 in job growth rate
  • 740

    Annual Projected Job Openings

    Ranks #13 in net job growth
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Majors that prepare Insurance Policy Processing Clerks:

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Education Level

  • Doctorate or Professional Degree (0.7%)
  • Master's degree (4%)
  • Bachelor's degree (24.7%)
  • Associate's degree (12.9%)
  • Some college, no degree (33.9%)
  • High school diploma equivalent (22.2%)
  • Less than high school diploma (1.5%)

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Skills

People in this career often have these skills:

  • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
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Knowledge

People in this career often know a lot about:

  • Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Clerical - Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.
  • English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
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Abilities

People in this career often have talent in:

  • Written Comprehension - The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
  • Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
  • Near Vision - The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
  • Speech Recognition - The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.
  • Speech Clarity - The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
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Activities: what you might do in a day

People in this career often do these activities:

  • Maintain operational records.
  • Prepare documentation for contracts, transactions, or regulatory compliance.
  • Provide notifications to customers or patrons.
  • Verify accuracy of financial or transactional data.
  • Calculate financial data.
  • Calculate costs of goods or services.
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This page includes data from:

O*NET OnLine Career data: O*NET 24.3 Database by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration (“USDOL/ETA”). Used under the CC BY 4.0 license. O*NET® is a trademark of USDOL/ETA

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