Average Salary for Erie Insurance Group Employees

Erie, Pa.-based Erie Insurance Group hires for positions ranging from Claims Adjuster to Programmer Analyst in the insurance agents sector. The median income for Erie Insurance Group employees is $56K per year. What you do at the company is the biggest factor affecting pay for Erie Insurance Group workers, followed by geography and your experience level. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

How This Employer Pays

Erie Insurance Group typically pays:
above market

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Employer: Erie Insurance Group
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
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[-]Claims Adjuster (5)
$38,122 - $71,239  
[-]Claims Adjuster (5)
Salary$38,633 - $70,768  
Bonus$266.35 - $6,564  
Total Pay$38,122 - $71,239  
[+]Insurance Agent (4)
$22,654 - $57,784  
[+]Insurance Agent (4)
Salary$27,065 - $69,513  
Bonus$218.15 - $10,047  
Commission$245.44 - $15,985  
Total Pay$22,654 - $57,784  
[+]Programmer Analyst (2)
$36,479 - $63,097  
[+]Programmer Analyst (2)
Salary$35,781 - $59,690  
Total Pay$36,479 - $63,097  
[+]Insurance Claims Adjuster (2)
$33,041 - $63,814  
[+]Insurance Claims Adjuster (2)
Salary$33,888 - $60,869  
Bonus$701 - $9,879  
Total Pay$33,041 - $63,814  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 50
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About This Company

Erie, Pennsylvania 16530


Insurance Agents, Brokers, and Service

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Claims Supervisors represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at about $95K — though Insurance Agents, Claims Adjusters, and Programmer Analysts also do fairly well at $63K, $54K, and approximately $46K, respectively. Near the bottom at Erie Insurance Group are Insurance Claims Adjusters, pulling in just around $45K.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($80K annually) can be spotted in Nashville; Pittsburgh (about $67K), the company's headquarter city of Erie (approximately $62K), and Allentown (around $50K) are the next top-paying cities. Within the firm, employees working in Virginia take home the most — $85K per year on average.

Years of Experience

Respondents who have been working for five to nine years tend to make $68K. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can typically make $48K. The largest slice of the Erie Insurance Group workforce (28 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns $68K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach around $80K for Certified Six Sigma Green Belts; non-accredited workers make much less. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Licensed Health Insurance Agents with credentials; these people typically earn $79K per year. The best paid folks at Erie Insurance Group have a Bachelor's Degree, earning approximately $68K annually.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be People Management; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $84K. Claim Handling also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; about one in four of employees surveyed report using it at work. Key skills also include Customer Service, Negotiation, and .NET.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is hard to come by at Erie Insurance Group; the company rewards only 22 percent with paid vacation time and only 30 percent with sick leave. Workers who save for retirement get lots of help because the company offers a number of savings programs including a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. For a strong majority of workers, benefits include health insurance, and a fair portion of workers get dental coverage, too. A few more workplace perks are a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.

Key Stats for Erie Insurance Group


26 %
74 %
$47,816 - $70,520
$39,368 - $78,164
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

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