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.