Claims Adjuster / Examiner / Investigator Salary with Negotiation skills

Claims Examiners and Investigators with Negotiation skills take home approximately $53K per year on average. Cash earnings for Claims Examiners and Investigators with Negotiation skills — which occasionally include more than $9K from bonuses and more than $7K from profit sharing — stretch from around $37K to approximately $79K. The most important factor affecting compensation for this group is location, followed by the company and tenure. Most Claims Examiners and Investigators with Negotiation skills report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and most earn dental coverage. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 57 percent. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$38,674 - $74,137
(Median)
$39K
$53K
$74K
MEDIAN: $53,295
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$13.43 - $39.73
(Median)
$13
$21
$40
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$38,674 - $74,137  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,832  
Profit Sharing
$980 - $7,000  
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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$36,582 - $79,242  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 440
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$13.43 - $39.73  
   
Overtime
$18.82 - $42.13  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,832  
   
Profit Sharing
$980 - $7,000  
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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$36,582 - $79,242  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 64
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Many Claims Examiners and Investigators with Negotiation skills can be found at Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc. (Sedgwick CMS), Geico, Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, Sedgwick, and The Chubb Corporation, firms that are at the top of the field. 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 $84K.

Pay by Experience Level for Claims Adjuster / Examiner / Investigator with Negotiation skills

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


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $46K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $53K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $59K. In the end, more experience does seem to mean larger paychecks; seasoned Claims Examiners and Investigators with Negotiation skills with more than 20 years of experience earn a predictably higher median salary of $66K.

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Experience Affects Claims Adjuster / Examiner / Investigator with Negotiation skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 21%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

National Average
$54,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 129 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 9%
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