Claims Adjuster / Examiner / Investigator with Negotiation Skills Salary

The average Claims Examiner or Investigator with Negotiation skills can expect to rake in roughly $54K per year. With some bonuses and profit sharing proceeds approaching $8K each, total incomes of Claims Examiners and Investigators with Negotiation skills generally range from $37K to $80K depending on individual performance. Earnings for this group are mostly affected by the company, followed by experience level and location. Women make up a slight majority of Claims Examiners and Investigators with Negotiation skills (58 percent) survey respondents. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. A large number enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$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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Geico, Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc. (Sedgwick CMS), Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, Sedgwick, and The Chubb Corporation are some prominent firms with considerable interest in employing a large team of Claims Examiners and Investigators with Negotiation skills. 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.

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. Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $54K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $47K. Claims Examiners and Investigators with Negotiation skills claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $59K. Ultimately, more time spent in the workforce does seem to translate to bigger paychecks; seasoned veterans with more than 20 years of experience report a median income of $68K.

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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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