Claims Director Salary

Generous salaries abound for Claims Directors in the United States, with average pay above six figures ($98K) per year. Total cash compensation for Claims Directors runs from $62K to $150K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $25K and profit sharing that can reach almost $52K. Geography and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction for Claims Directors is high. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and most earn dental coverage. Women make up a slight majority of Claims Directors (53 percent) survey respondents.

$61,354 - $129,988
(Median)
$61K
$98K
$130K
MEDIAN: $98,264
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Salary
$61,354 - $129,988  
   
Bonus
$1.64 - $25,466  
Profit Sharing
$1,939 - $51,756  
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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$62,118 - $150,066  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 184
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Job Description for Claims Director

Claims directors work within insurance companies and are responsible for responding to various claims made by its customers. Claims directors generally work in office environments during traditional business hours, although overtime may occasionally be required depending on the employer.

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Claims Director Tasks

  • Modify, monitor and improve dashboards and metrics for understanding claims process and progress.
  • Establish policies that conform to regulations, meet industry standards and satisfy customers.
  • Oversee a department, setting goals, guiding hiring and monitoring the budget.
  • Partner with executive leadership to meet goals and achieve organizational strategies.

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Popular Skills for Claims Director


Claims Directors note just a narrow range of job skills. Those who have experience with Operations Management, People Management, and Claim Handling can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Those familiar with Claim Handling also tend to know Operations Management.

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Experience Affects Claims Director Salaries


National Average
$102,000

Experienced
up arrow 5%

Mid-Career
up arrow 14%

Skills That Affect Claims Director Salaries

Operations Management
up arrow 20%

Claim Handling
0%

People Management
0%

National Average
$102,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
53%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
medical benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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