Claims Director Salary

Generous salaries abound for Claims Directors in the United States, with average pay above six figures ($98K) per year. In the world of Claims Directors, overall income ranges from $62K near the bottom to $150K at the top; this can include more than $25K from bonuses and more than $52K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. Work is enjoyable for Claims Directors, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Women make up a slight majority of Claims Directors (53 percent) survey respondents.

$61,354 - $129,988
MEDIAN: $98,264

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$61,354 - $129,988  
$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).
$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.


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 report a narrow range of specific 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

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Skills That Affect Claims Director Salaries

Operations Management
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Claim Handling

People Management

National Average

Job Satisfaction

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


53 %
47 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

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