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Claims Supervisor, Insurance Salary

Insurance Claims Supervisors in the United States tend to be well-versed in their field, and nearly three in five have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $64K annually, but may range from $39K to $88K per year. In the world of Insurance Claims Supervisors, total cash compensation can vary between $39K and $88K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $9K and $11K, respectively. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Women Insurance Claims Supervisors who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a large number earn dental coverage. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$41,225 - $84,492
(Median)
$41K
$64K
$84K
MEDIAN: $63,764
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$14.51 - $29.93
(Median)
$15
$19
$30
MEDIAN: $18.00
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90%

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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$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$41,225 - $84,492  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,613  
Profit Sharing
$1,500 - $11,000  
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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$39,414 - $87,504  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 414
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.51 - $29.93  
   
Overtime
$20.36 - $34.42  
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.
)
$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,613  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,500 - $11,000  
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).
)
$39,414 - $87,504  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 49
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Job Description for Claims Supervisor, Insurance

Insurance claims supervisors are responsible for managing their claims adjusters to ensure they are performing their duties to the supervisor’s satisfaction. They also help evaluate claims cases to decide whether payment would be justified; if they believe payment is justified, then the supervisor or their subordinates process the claims and submit the payment. These supervisors also meet with legal counsel if a case requires litigation. Another task performed by insurance claims supervisors is interviewing individuals who submit claims, as well as other people who are involved with the case, such as doctors, employers, and witnesses.

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Claims Supervisor, Insurance Tasks

  • Supervise the claims staff; interpret and ensure consistence application of departmental and company policies, practices and procedures.
  • Investigates out of guidelines inquiries, and ensures compliance to procedures, proper services and settlement of claims.
  • Assist in hiring, training and reviewing performance of staff.
  • Perform routine quality control inspections of work performed.

Common Career Paths for Claims Supervisor, Insurance


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Insurance Claims Supervisors often transition into upper-level roles, like Insurance Claims Manager, where average pay is $72K per year. It is not uncommon for an Insurance Claims Supervisor to continue on to become a Claims Supervisor or a Claims Manager.

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Popular Skills for Claims Supervisor, Insurance


Insurance Claims Supervisors who responded to the survey indicated only a few skills that they use on the job. Training and Insurance are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 5 percent and 4 percent, respectively. Most people familiar with Claim Handling also know Training.

Pay by Experience Level for Claims Supervisor, Insurance

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


Experience and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $50K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $62K. Insurance Claims Supervisors who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $66K. Insurance Claims Supervisors who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $75K.

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Experience Affects Claims Supervisor, Insurance Salaries



National Average
$63,000



Skills That Affect Claims Supervisor, Insurance Salaries


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National Average
$63,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 120 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 10%