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Estimated employment3,740
Mean wage22.05
Entry wage16.42
10th percentile wage15.49
50th percentile wage21.38
90th percentile wage30.29
 Top Employing Industries
 Industry Employment  Percent 
Financial Activities3,51093.6%
Professional and Business Services1905.1%
Education and Health Services501.2%
 Best Paying Industries
 Industry Employment  Median Wage 
Financial Activities3,51022.19
Professional and Business Services19019.99
Education and Health Services5019.84
Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks (43-9041)
Process new insurance policies, modifications to existing policies, and claims forms. Obtain information from policyholders to verify the accuracy and completeness of information on claims forms, applications and related documents, and company records. Update existing policies and company records to reflect changes requested by policyholders and insurance company representatives. Exclude "Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators" (13-1031).
Median Wage History
YearThis OccupationCompared to Occupational Group  Difference 
Current$22.05 $19.79  $2.27
2013$21.93+.6%$19.67 +.6%$2.26
2012$21.49+2.0%$19.28 +2.0%$2.21
2011$21.12+1.7%$18.95 +1.7%$2.17
2010$20.74+1.8%$18.61 +1.8%$2.13
2009$20.41+1.6%$18.31 +1.6%$2.10
2008$20.03+1.9%$17.97 +1.9%$2.06
2007$19.48+2.8%$17.48 +2.8%$2.00
2006$18.86+3.3%$16.92 +3.3%$1.94
2005$18.26+3.3%$16.38 +3.3%$1.88
YearThis OccupationCompared to All Occupations  Difference 
Current$22.05 $26.43  -$4.37
2013$21.93+.6%$26.36 +.3%-$4.43
2012$21.49+2.0%$25.83 +2.1%-$4.33
2011$21.12+1.7%$25.38 +1.7%-$4.26
2010$20.74+1.8%$24.99 +1.6%-$4.24
2009$20.41+1.6%$24.57 +1.7%-$4.15
2008$20.03+1.9%$24.23 +1.4%-$4.20
2007$19.48+2.8%$23.61 +2.6%-$4.13
2006$18.86+3.3%$22.86 +3.3%-$4.00
2005$18.26+3.3%$22.15 +3.2%-$3.89

Note:The mid-wage is the median wage. The average wage is the mean wage. The entry-level wage is equal to the average of the lower third of reported wages for the occupation. The wage range consists of the 10th and 90th percentiles; 80 percent of workers earn between this wage range, 10 percent earn less while 10 percent earn more.

Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2014
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