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Claims Adjuster / Examiner / Investigator Salary with Negotiation skills

Average Claims Examiners and Investigators with Negotiation skills make around $53K annually. Total cash earnings of Claims Examiners and Investigators with Negotiation skills range from $36K on the low end to $80K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $9K and $7K, respectively. Residence is the main element affecting pay for this group — the specific employer and tenure are driving factors as well. Work is enjoyable for Claims Examiners and Investigators with Negotiation skills, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 58 percent. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$38,616 - $74,324
(Median)
$39K
$53K
$74K
MEDIAN: $53,255
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$13.28 - $39.89
(Median)
$13
$21
$40
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary 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$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$38,616 - $74,324  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,700  
Profit Sharing
$976 - $6,638  
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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$36,445 - $79,531  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 425
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$13.28 - $39.89  
   
Overtime
$18.75 - $42.27  
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 - $8,700  
   
Profit Sharing
$976 - $6,638  
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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$36,445 - $79,531  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 62

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Leading companies who hire large numbers of Claims Examiners and Investigators with Negotiation skills include Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc. (Sedgwick CMS), Geico, Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, Sedgwick, and The Chubb Corporation. Pay for Claims Examiners and Investigators with Negotiation skills is best at Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, which offers a median salary of $69K. However, the highest reported salaries don't seem to be much higher than the lowest ones; the pay range here runs from $53K to $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.


For Claims Examiners and Investigators with Negotiation skills, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $46K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $53K on average — a distinctly larger sum. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $59K in this role. Veterans who have worked for more than two decades do tend to make the most in the end; the median pay for this group is $66K.

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

Late-Career
up arrow 22%

Experienced
up arrow 10%

National Average
$54,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 129 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: 89% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 9%
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