The average salary for a Claims Adjuster is $46,380 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Litigation Case Management is associated with high pay for this job.
Claims Adjuster Total Pay (?
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$33,884 - $65,087
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46K
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MEDIAN: $46,379
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Claims Adjuster Total Pay (?
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$12.47 - $26.91
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$33,884 - $65,087  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,143  
Profit Sharing
$200.00 - $5,192  
Commission
$0.00 - $2,000  
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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$32,151 - $66,864  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,285
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.47 - $26.91  
   
Overtime
$17.54 - $41.24  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,143  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $2,000  
Profit Sharing
$200.00 - $5,192  
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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$32,151 - $66,864  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,285
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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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Experience Affects Claims Adjuster Salaries

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$47,000

Skills That Affect Claims Adjuster Salaries

Litigation Case Management
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Claim Handling
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$47,000
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Gender
Female
49%
female alumni
 
Male
51%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
9%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 10%
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