Claims Adjuster / Examiner / Investigator with Negotiation Skills Salary

Claims Examiners and Investigators with Negotiation skills can expect to earn an average of $54K annually. Cash earnings of Claims Examiners and Investigators with Negotiation skills can occasionally include $8K each in bonuses and profit sharing proceeds; this strong performance component causes pay grades to stretch from approximately $37K to almost $80K. The company is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level and geographic location. Job satisfaction for Claims Examiners and Investigators with Negotiation skills is high. Women make up a slight majority of Claims Examiners and Investigators with Negotiation skills (58 percent) survey respondents. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a large number earn dental coverage. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,283 - $74,879
(Median)
$39K
$54K
$75K
MEDIAN: $54,277
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$13.59 - $38.63
(Median)
$14
$21
$39
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$39,283 - $74,879  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,839  
Profit Sharing
$982 - $8,241  
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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$37,474 - $79,545  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 547
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$13.59 - $38.63  
   
Overtime
$18.56 - $42.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,839  
   
Profit Sharing
$982 - $8,241  
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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$37,474 - $79,545  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 81
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Known for taking on a considerable number of Claims Examiners and Investigators with Negotiation skills, Geico, Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc. (Sedgwick CMS), Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, Sedgwick, and The Chubb Corporation are leading firms in the industry. Although salaries only range from $53K to just $85K, Liberty Mutual Insurance Group still offers the highest pay with a median paycheck of $69K.

Pay by Experience Level for Claims Adjuster / Examiner / Investigator

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


For many Claims Examiners and Investigators with Negotiation skills, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $47K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $54K on average. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $59K. Veterans who have acquired more than 20 years report a median income of $68K, which is generally higher than the pay reported by other tenure groups.

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Experience Affects Claims Adjuster / Examiner / Investigator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

National Average
$55,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 144 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
medical benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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