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Claims Adjuster / Examiner / Investigator Salary with Negotiation skills

An average Claims Examiner or Investigator with Negotiation skills can expect to take home roughly $53K per year. In the world of Claims Examiners and Investigators with Negotiation skills, overall income ranges from $37K near the bottom to $80K at the top; this can include more than $9K from bonuses and more than $7K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the company and experience level. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 58 percent. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Claims Examiners and Investigators with Negotiation skills. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and most earn dental coverage. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$38,707 - $74,392
(Median)
$39K
$53K
$74K
MEDIAN: $53,281
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90%

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$13.09 - $40.06
(Median)
$13
$21
$40
MEDIAN: $21.00
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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
$38,707 - $74,392  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,832  
Profit Sharing
$975 - $6,691  
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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$36,751 - $79,665  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 412
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$13.09 - $40.06  
   
Overtime
$18.69 - $42.42  
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
$975 - $6,691  
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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$36,751 - $79,665  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 60

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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. Employees at Liberty Mutual Insurance Group enjoy the biggest paychecks, and $69K is the median salary. Range in pay, on the other hand, is narrow, with lower figures hovering around $53K and higher ones not far away at only $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.


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Claims Examiners and Investigators with Negotiation skills — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. 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. Claims Examiners and Investigators with Negotiation skills who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $59K. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income 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 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 125 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
24%
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%