When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($88K annually) can be spotted in Salt Lake City, Utah; Charlotte, N.C. (approximately $75K), Mechanicsburg, Pa. ($74K), and Itasca, Ill. (around $73K) are the next top-paying cities. Boston, Mass. ranks low on the pay scale — at about $32K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, the highest pay levels are found in Utah, where the average Gallagher Bassett Services, Inc. employee makes $88K per year.
Earning $79K annually on average, IT Business Analysts receive the most money, followed by Insurance Claims Supervisors (around $75K), Senior Claims Adjusters ($66K), and Claims Examiners and Investigators ($54K). Administrative Assistants are among the lowest paid at a median salary of approximately $30K.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to about $65K per year. Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $42K annually. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (34 percent) have been working for 20 years or more and make about $73K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach around $74K annually for Risk Management Associates; non-accredited workers make much less. The best paid folks at Gallagher Bassett Services, Inc. have a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc), earning approximately $80K per year.
In this position, it pays to have Java in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $88K annually. Customer Service is a popular skill among Gallagher Bassett Services, Inc. workers, with close to one-half of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Other top skills include Claim Handling, Negotiation, and Litigation Case Management.
Benefits and Perks
23 percent have paid vacation, and only about 31 percent can take paid time off for illness. A large number of employees save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Health insurance is part of the package for a large number of survey participants, and for most employees, dental coverage is too. Privileges also include life insurance, flexible hours, optional telecommute / work from home, and a casual working environment.