Entry-Level Claims Adjuster / Examiner / Investigator Salary

The average Entry-Level Claims Examiner or Investigator can expect to rake in roughly $44K annually. Total cash compensation to Entry-Level Claims Examiners and Investigators approaches anywhere from $30K on the lower end to $59K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $5K from bonuses and upwards of $6K from profit sharing. Most Entry-Level Claims Examiners and Investigators report high levels of job satisfaction. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 57 percent. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$33,087 - $59,535

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$11.79 - $23.56

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$33,087 - $59,535  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,047  
Profit Sharing
$306.39 - $6,362  
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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$29,529 - $59,336  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 587
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.79 - $23.56  
   
Overtime
$15.83 - $37.31  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,047  
   
Profit Sharing
$306.39 - $6,362  
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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$29,529 - $59,336  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 210
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Claims Adjuster / Examiner / Investigator Salaries

Negotiation
up arrow 11%

Claim Handling
up arrow 2%

Customer Service
up arrow 1%

Insurance
0%

National Average
$42,000

Medical Coding
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 144 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 9%
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