Claims Adjuster / Examiner / Investigator with Negotiation Skills Salary

An average Claims Examiner or Investigator with Negotiation skills can expect to take home roughly $56K annually. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $8K and $7K, respectively — total cash payment to Claims Examiners and Investigators with Negotiation skills can bottom out near $39K or peak near $80K depending on individual performance. While tenure and geographic location impact pay for this group, the specific employer is the most influential factor. Most enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. Most Claims Examiners and Investigators with Negotiation skills report high levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$41,352 - $77,834
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MEDIAN: $56,167
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$15.26 - $33.84
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$0$80K
Salary $41,352 - $77,834
Bonus $501 - $7,739
Profit Sharing $587 - $7,147
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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$39,474 - $80,084
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 386
Hourly Data $0$48
Hourly Rate $15.26 - $33.84
Hourly Tips $7.92
Overtime $21.26 - $48.84
Annual Data $0$80K
Bonus $501 - $7,739
Profit Sharing $587 - $7,147
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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$39,474 - $80,084
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 74

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Geico, Sedgwick, Usaa Insurance, Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc. (Sedgwick CMS), and Liberty Mutual Insurance Group are among the top companies that take on many Claims Examiners and Investigators with Negotiation skills. Liberty Mutual Insurance Group offers the highest compensation with a median salary of $67K. 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.

Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc. (Sedgwick CMS), Sedgwick, and Progressive Casualty Insurance Company are a few other employers known for handing out relatively lightweight salaries ($50K, $51K, and $57K respectively).

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: $56,913

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

For those looking to make money, Claims Examiners and Investigators with Negotiation skills in Los Angeles enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 15 percent above the national average. Claims Examiners and Investigators with Negotiation skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Boston (+6 percent), Philadelphia (+3 percent), Dallas (+2 percent), and Atlanta (+1 percent). Trailing the national average by 16 percent, Orlando is the market with the smallest paychecks. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in St. Louis and Phoenix (15 percent lower and 13 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Claims Adjuster / Examiner / Investigator

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 104 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Claims Adjuster / Examiner / Investigator Salaries

Late-Career
▲20%

Experienced
▲9%

▼0%

National Average
$57,000

▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 104 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 10%
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