Insurance Claims Supervisors in the United States tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — somewhere between two-thirds and three-fourths have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $44K to $92K per year, median earnings come to $71K annually. Total cash compensation to Insurance Claims Supervisors approaches anywhere from $44K on the lower end to $92K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $12K from bonuses and upwards of $10K from profit sharing. The most important factor affecting compensation for this group is location, followed by years of experience and the individual firm. Most Insurance Claims Supervisors report high levels of job satisfaction. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 59 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$47,912 - $90,643
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MEDIAN: $70,743
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$14.92 - $29.70
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$47,912 - $90,643  
   
Bonus
$1,485 - $11,745  
Profit Sharing
$1,957 - $10,137  
Total Pay (?
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$43,621 - $92,268  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 231
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$24$48$72
Hourly Rate
$14.92 - $29.70  
   
Overtime
$31.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,485 - $11,745  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,957 - $10,137  
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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$43,621 - $92,268  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 27

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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

  • Assist in hiring, training and reviewing performance of staff.
  • Perform routine quality control inspections of work performed.
  • 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.

Common Career Paths for Claims Supervisor, Insurance


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Insurance Claims Supervisors who go on to become Insurance Claims Managers may see somewhat stagnant compensation. On average, an Insurance Claims Manager, an upper-level role, pays $72K. It is not unusual for an Insurance Claims Supervisor to become a Claims Supervisor or a Claims Manager.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Claims Supervisor, Insurance


The biggest paychecks can be found at The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. — the median salary there is $88K.

Popular Skills for Claims Supervisor, Insurance


Survey takers who work as Insurance Claims Supervisors usually report a few specific skills. Most notably, skills in People Management, Training, Claim Handling, and Insurance are correlated to pay that is above average. The majority of those who know 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.


For Insurance Claims Supervisors, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $53K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $69K. For Insurance Claims Supervisors, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $73K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $77K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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Key Stats for Claims Supervisor, Insurance

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 53 votes.
039
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
30%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Claims Supervisor, Insurance Salaries



National Average
$71,000



Skills That Affect Claims Supervisor, Insurance Salaries





National Average
$71,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 53 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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