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Benefits Claims Examiner Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$48,626 (USD)

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Last updated: May 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Benefits Claims Examiner is $48,626 a year and $23 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Benefits Claims Examiner is between $36,161 and $59,015. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Benefits Claims Examiner. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Settles benefits claims and processes claims for payment.
  • Assesses and answers inquiries regarding claim adjudication, including method of payment, co-pay or deductible amounts, and/or reason for denial.
  • Requests all information from internal or outside sources to ascertain completeness and validity of claim including coordination of benefits information.
Benefits Claims Examiner Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators

Job family population: 282,030

Estimated population of Benefits Claims Examiner jobs: 40,347

Rate of error: 1.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,716,450 (2017), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Benefits Claims Examiner Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Work Comp Med Only Claim Examiner
Mar 4
Chicago, IL, USA
Currently, we are seeking candidates for a Medical Only Claims Examiner within the Workers ... claims experience. Chubb offers a competitive compensation package and comprehensive benefits ...
Remote Physician Panel Contractors for - Orthopedic Surgery (Spine) - Gastroenterologist - Oncology
May 16
Chicago, IL, USA
Dane Street, LLC
... Benefit Managers, and Medicare Set-Aside customers to provide customized peer review and IME ... claims management process.We are currently recruiting board certified physicians with an active ...
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