Late-Career Claims Adjuster / Examiner / Investigator Salary

Average Late-Career Claims Examiners and Investigators make around $66K annually. Total incomes of Late-Career Claims Examiners and Investigators incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $10K from bonuses and close to $9K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $41K and $90K. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. For the most part, Late-Career Claims Examiners and Investigators enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. There are more female Late-Career Claims Examiners and Investigators who answered the questionnaire than male, making up 61 percent. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$44,654 - $87,880
$45K
$66K
$88K
MEDIAN: $66,183
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$16.64 - $37.99
$17
$21
$38
MEDIAN: $21.33
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$44,654 - $87,880  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,787  
Profit Sharing
$1,479 - $8,616  
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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$41,190 - $89,689  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 190
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$16.64 - $37.99  
   
Overtime
$29.49  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,787  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,479 - $8,616  
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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$41,190 - $89,689  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 39

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $64,225

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Home to some of the best pay for Late-Career Claims Examiners and Investigators, New York offers exceptional salaries, 25 percent above the national average. Late-Career Claims Examiners and Investigators will also find cushy salaries in Sacramento (+15 percent) and Chicago (+7 percent). The lowest-paying market is Austin, which sits 35 percent below the national average, proving that location is a significant contributor to overall pay. Workers in Baltimore and Atlanta earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (29 percent less and 9 percent less, respectively).

Key Stats for Claims Adjuster / Examiner / Investigator

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 40 votes.
20 years or more
100%
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Skills That Affect Claims Adjuster / Examiner / Investigator Salaries

Litigation Case Management
▲9%

Negotiation
▲6%

Insurance
▲4%


National Average
$64,000

Customer Service
▼1%

Medical Terminology
▼3%

Medical Coding
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 12%