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Claims Supervisor, Insurance Salary

The majority of Insurance Claims Supervisors in the United States — just below three-fifths — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $40K to $88K per year, and the median is $65K annually. Cash earnings for Insurance Claims Supervisors — which occasionally include more than $10K from bonuses and more than $10K from profit sharing — stretch from around $40K to approximately $88K. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. The majority of Insurance Claims Supervisors claim high levels of job satisfaction. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 57 percent. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$41,386 - $85,944
(Median)
$41K
$65K
$86K
MEDIAN: $64,686
10%
50%
90%

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$14.86 - $30.50
(Median)
$15
$19
$30
MEDIAN: $18.00
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50%
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
$41,386 - $85,944  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,748  
Profit Sharing
$1,479 - $10,332  
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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$39,898 - $88,437  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 385
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.86 - $30.50  
   
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 - $9,748  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,479 - $10,332  
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).
)
$39,898 - $88,437  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 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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Moving into an Insurance Claims Manager position seems to be a popular career progression. Median pay for this job is $72K annually. The most common promotion for Insurance Claims Supervisors is a Claims Supervisor position, which usually brings in $63K a year. Another standard transition for Insurance Claims Supervisors seeking advancement is to assume a Claims Manager role, where pay is often $69K.

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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 5 percent and 4 percent, respectively. For most people, competency in Claim Handling indicates knowledge of Training.

Pay by Experience Level for Claims Supervisor, Insurance

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


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Insurance Claims Supervisors. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $49K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $63K. Insurance Claims Supervisors see a median salary of $67K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $76K.

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Experience Affects Claims Supervisor, Insurance Salaries



National Average
$64,000



Skills That Affect Claims Supervisor, Insurance Salaries


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National Average
$64,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 104 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 72% employee benefits None: 8%
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