Claims Adjuster / Examiner / Investigator with Negotiation Skills Salary

Median pay for Claims Examiners and Investigators with Negotiation skills lies in the neighborhood of $55K annually. In the world of Claims Examiners and Investigators with Negotiation skills, overall income ranges from $39K near the bottom to $79K at the top; this can include more than $8K from bonuses and more than $6K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. The most important factor affecting compensation for this group is the company, followed by years of experience and geography. Work is enjoyable for Claims Examiners and Investigators with Negotiation skills, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a large number earn dental coverage. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$40,615 - $77,610
$41K
$55K
$78K
MEDIAN: $55,075
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$14.98 - $32.21
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$21
$32
MEDIAN: $21.33
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$40,615 - $77,610  
   
Bonus
$503 - $7,891  
Profit Sharing
$906 - $6,128  
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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$39,054 - $78,899  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 353
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.98 - $32.21  
   
Hourly Tips
$7.92  
Overtime
$22.26 - $40.13  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$503 - $7,891  
   
Profit Sharing
$906 - $6,128  
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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$39,054 - $78,899  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 65

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Geico, Sedgwick, Usaa Insurance, Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc. (Sedgwick CMS), and Liberty Mutual Insurance Group are all popular places to work. Liberty Mutual Insurance Group attracts talent by shelling out the biggest paychecks in the area — the median in that office is $67K. Usaa Insurance, Geico, and Progressive Casualty Insurance Company are a few other companies that offer generous salaries, with Claims Examiners and Investigators with Negotiation skills earning around $61K, $58K, or $57K at each firm, respectively.

Also sliding in at the lower end of the scale are Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc. (Sedgwick CMS) ($50K), Sedgwick ($51K), and Progressive Casualty Insurance Company ($57K).

Pay by Experience Level for Claims Adjuster / Examiner / Investigator

Pay by Experience for a Claims Adjuster / Examiner / Investigator has a positive trend. An entry-level Claims Adjuster / Examiner / Investigator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 182 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Claims Adjuster / Examiner / Investigator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 132 salaries. An experienced Claims Adjuster / Examiner / Investigator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 122 salaries. A Claims Adjuster / Examiner / Investigator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 64 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $55,736

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Claims Examiners and Investigators with Negotiation skills will find that Los Angeles offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 17 percent. Claims Examiners and Investigators with Negotiation skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Boston (+8 percent), Philadelphia (+5 percent), Dallas (+4 percent), and Atlanta (+4 percent). Orlando is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 14 percent. Employers pay around 13 percent less in St. Louis and 11 percent less in Phoenix, below-median salaries for those in this field.

Key Stats for Claims Adjuster / Examiner / Investigator

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 90 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Claims Adjuster / Examiner / Investigator Salaries

Late-Career
▲23%

Experienced
▲11%

▲2%

National Average
$56,000

▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 90 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 9%