Claims Manager Salary (United States)

A Claims Manager earns an average salary of $70,326 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Insurance, Project Management, Litigation Case Management, and People Management.
Claims Manager Total Pay (?
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$43,519 - $99,009
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MEDIAN: $70,326
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Claims Manager Total Pay (?
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$10.02 - $32.03
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$43,519 - $99,009  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,172  
Profit Sharing
$1,100 - $19,500  
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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$40,449 - $104,711  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 494
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$10.02 - $32.03  
   
Overtime
$12.82 - $45.53  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,172  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,100 - $19,500  
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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$40,449 - $104,711  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 494
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Job Description for Claims Manager

A claims manager works in the insurance industry to coordinate and expedite the processing of customers' claims. The claims manager usually holds a management position with oversight for claims processes, helping ensure that any instances of misappropriation or fraud do not occur.
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Claims Manager Tasks
  • Investigates out of guidelines inquiries, and ensures compliance to procedures, proper services and settlement of claims.
  • Report metrics, and assists senior management in developing and establishing policies and procedures.
  • Manages the claims activity for a business unit.
  • Oversees investigations and consultations with legal counsel.

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Pay by Experience Level for Claims Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

Minneapolis
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Tampa
up arrow 21%
Dallas
up arrow 17%
Philadelphia
up arrow 11%
Atlanta
up arrow 10%
Chicago
up arrow 6%
Baltimore
up arrow 5%
Cincinnati
up arrow 2%
National Average
$70,000
Houston
up arrow 1%
New York
up arrow 1%
Los Angeles
up arrow 4%
San Antonio
up arrow 9%
Nashville
up arrow 19%
Phoenix
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Columbus
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Experience Affects Claims Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 16%
National Average
$70,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 8%
Entry-Level
up arrow 28%

Skills That Affect Claims Manager Salaries

Insurance
up arrow 36%
Project Management
up arrow 28%
Litigation Case Management
up arrow 26%
Team Leadership
up arrow 9%
Claim Handling
up arrow 4%
National Average
$70,000
Customer Service
up arrow 12%
Negotiation
up arrow 23%
Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 26%
Operations Management
up arrow 31%

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Gender

Female
58%
female alumni
 
Male
42%
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Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 9%
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