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Claims Supervisor, Insurance Salary

Just below three-fifths of Insurance Claims Supervisors in the United States are seasoned employees who have more than 10 years of experience in the field. Pay ranges from $40K to $88K per year, and the average comes out to $64K annually. Total cash earnings of Insurance Claims Supervisors range from $40K on the low end to $88K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $10K and $10K, respectively. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a large number earn dental coverage. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Women make up a slight majority of Insurance Claims Supervisors (58 percent) survey respondents. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$41,222 - $85,714
(Median)
$41K
$64K
$86K
MEDIAN: $64,171
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50%
90%

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$14.40 - $30.19
(Median)
$14
$19
$30
MEDIAN: $18.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$41,222 - $85,714  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,714  
Profit Sharing
$1,479 - $10,304  
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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$39,619 - $88,379  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 385
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.40 - $30.19  
   
Overtime
$20.23 - $34.73  
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.
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,714  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,479 - $10,304  
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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$39,619 - $88,379  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 46

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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, for which the average compensation is $72K per year. Becoming a Claims Supervisor or a Claims Manager is a common transition from an Insurance Claims Supervisor role.

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Popular Skills for Claims Supervisor, Insurance


Survey results show that Insurance Claims Supervisors typically report just a few professional skills. Training and Insurance are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 8 percent and 6 percent, respectively. Those educated in Claim Handling tend to be well versed in Training.

Pay by Experience Level for Claims Supervisor, Insurance

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


Insurance Claims Supervisors generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $49K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $62K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $66K. Insurance Claims Supervisors who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $76K.

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Experience Affects Claims Supervisor, Insurance Salaries



National Average
$63,000



Skills That Affect Claims Supervisor, Insurance Salaries



Claim Handling
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National Average
$63,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 107 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 9%