Claims Adjuster Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Claims Adjuster is $46,761 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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$34,266 - $65,937
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MEDIAN: $46,761
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Claims Adjuster Total Pay (?
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$12.72 - $26.61
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$34,266 - $65,937  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,133  
Profit Sharing
$775 - $5,157  
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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$32,670 - $67,321  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,454
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.72 - $26.61  
   
Overtime
$17.35 - $41.03  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,133  
   
Profit Sharing
$775 - $5,157  
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).
)
$32,670 - $67,321  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,454
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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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Pay by Experience Level for Claims Adjuster

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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

National Average
$47,000

Skills That Affect Claims Adjuster Salaries

Litigation Case Management
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Claim Handling
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$47,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 293 votes.

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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