Claims Supervisor, Insurance Salary

With close to three-fifths of Insurance Claims Supervisors in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $40K to $90K per year and averages out to $66K per year. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing, each hitting highs of $10K, total cash payment to Insurance Claims Supervisors can bottom out at $40K or peak near $90K. Location and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. The majority of Insurance Claims Supervisors (62 percent) who took the survey are female. Most Insurance Claims Supervisors report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$43,175 - $88,539
(Median)
$43K
$66K
$89K
MEDIAN: $66,315
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50%
90%

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$14.92 - $29.63
(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 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$43,175 - $88,539  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,012  
Profit Sharing
$520 - $10,193  
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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$40,083 - $90,349  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 369
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$14.92 - $29.63  
   
Overtime
$18.55 - $40.72  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,012  
   
Profit Sharing
$520 - $10,193  
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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$40,083 - $90,349  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 47
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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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Many Insurance Claims Supervisors advance into a slightly higher-paying Insurance Claims Manager position. Average compensation for Insurance Claims Managers is $72K. More often than not, a Claims Supervisor role is the next step for Insurance Claims Supervisors moving up in the field. Pay for Claims Supervisors is usually $63K. Many Insurance Claims Supervisors choose to take on a Claims Manager role instead, where salaries are typically $70K.

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Popular Skills for Claims Supervisor, Insurance


Insurance Claims Supervisors usually report a few specific skills. Lucky workers who know People Management can expect a significant pay bump, scoring salaries 33 percent above average. Training and Insurance are also correlated to pay that is above average, with increases between 6 percent and 33 percent. 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. The average beginner in this position makes around $52K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $65K. For Insurance Claims Supervisors, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $67K. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings of $78K.

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Experience Affects Claims Supervisor, Insurance Salaries



National Average
$65,000



Skills That Affect Claims Supervisor, Insurance Salaries

People Management
up arrow 33%



Claim Handling
up arrow 4%

National Average
$65,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 83 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
medical benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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