Claims Adjuster / Examiner / Investigator with Negotiation Skills Salary

Average Claims Examiners and Investigators with Negotiation skills make around $55K annually. Overall cash earnings for Claims Examiners and Investigators with Negotiation skills stretch from $39K on the lower end to $79K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $8K from bonuses and $10K from profit sharing. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by geographic location, but the specific employer and experience level are influential factors as well. Women Claims Examiners and Investigators with Negotiation skills who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Claims Examiners and Investigators with Negotiation skills. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a large number earn dental coverage. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$40,603 - $76,800
(Median)
$41K
$55K
$77K
MEDIAN: $54,836
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$14.75 - $32.43
(Median)
$15
$21
$32
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$40,603 - $76,800  
   
Bonus
$507 - $7,863  
Profit Sharing
$993 - $9,819  
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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$39,308 - $78,551  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 363
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.75 - $32.43  
   
Hourly Tips
$7.92  
Overtime
$22.11 - $40.41  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$507 - $7,863  
   
Profit Sharing
$993 - $9,819  
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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$39,308 - $78,551  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 62
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Claims Examiners and Investigators with Negotiation skills flock to Geico, Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc. (Sedgwick CMS), Sedgwick, and Usaa Insurance, highly regarded companies that employ a generous number of people in this profession. Although the highest salaries can be found at Liberty Mutual Insurance Group where median pay is $69K, there is little variation in compensation; paychecks are spread only between $53K and $85K. Those in search of high salaries should also consider Usaa Insurance, Geico, and Progressive Casualty Insurance Company, top-paying firms where Claims Examiners and Investigators with Negotiation skills rake in a respectable $61K, $58K, or $57K, respectively.

Others at the bottom of the scale for this job include Sedgwick at $50K, and Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc. (Sedgwick CMS) where $50K is the norm, but it is worth noting that some Claims Examiners and Investigators with Negotiation skills there earn up to $71K.

Pay by Experience Level for Claims Adjuster / Examiner / Investigator

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For Claims Examiners and Investigators with Negotiation skills, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $50K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $56K. Claims Examiners and Investigators with Negotiation skills who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $62K. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $68K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

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Experience Affects Claims Adjuster / Examiner / Investigator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%

Experienced
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$56,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 77 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
medical benefits
Vision: 74%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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