Claims Adjuster Salary (United States)

A Claims Adjuster earns an average salary of $46,879 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Claims Adjuster Salary (?
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$34,136 - $66,153
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MEDIAN: $46,879
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Claims Adjuster Salary (?
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$12.78 - $26.50
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$34,136 - $66,153  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,144  
Profit Sharing
$513 - $5,139  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$32,444 - $67,390  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,312
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.78 - $26.50  
   
Overtime
$17.50 - $42.20  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,144  
   
Profit Sharing
$513 - $5,139  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$32,444 - $67,390  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 236
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Job Description for Claims Adjuster

A claims adjustor is the point person for an insurance company when the company receives a claim. They normally travel to a location and inspect damage, make notes, and ask questions. The claims adjustor assesses information and make recommendations for how the insurance company proceeds in resolving the claim.
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Claims Adjuster Tasks
  • Compile information derived from correspondence with claimant, witnesses and medical specialists.
  • Negotiate settlement of claims, calculate and authorize payment of claim settlements in accordance with policy and coverage.
  • Investigate and analyze insurance claims to determine extent of insurance company's liability.

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Claims Adjuster Reviews

What is it like working as a Claims Adjuster?
Claims Adjuster in Florida:
"Can Manage And Run A Front Office."
Pros: Fast learner, hard worker. I am very focused and willing to learn.

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Experience Affects Claims Adjuster Salaries

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$47,000

Skills That Affect Claims Adjuster Salaries

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Gender

Female
49%
female alumni
 
Male
51%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 9%
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