Claims Supervisors in the United States are often veterans in their line of work, with nearly three in five bringing more than 10 years of experience to the table. Salaries slide in at $66K annually on average but can range from $38K to $91K per year. In the world of Claims Supervisors, total cash compensation can vary between $38K and $91K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $11K and $12K, respectively. Earnings for this group are mostly affected by the specific employer, followed by geography and years of experience. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Women account for the majority of Claims Supervisors who responded to the questionnaire — 64 percent to be exact. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$44,066 - $88,489
$44K
$66K
$88K
MEDIAN: $65,509
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$11.67 - $30.56
$12
$18
$31
MEDIAN: $18.24
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$44,066 - $88,489  
   
Bonus
$1,019 - $11,150  
Profit Sharing
$1,003 - $12,365  
Total Pay (?
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$37,583 - $91,299  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 283
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$11.67 - $30.56  
   
Overtime
$35.80  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$1,019 - $11,150  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,003 - $12,365  
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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$37,583 - $91,299  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 49

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Job Description for Claims Supervisor

Claim supervisors oversee a staff of service representatives as they do intake on claims that clients present to the company. These supervisors help reduce the backlog of claims, communicate with their employees and clients about claim issues, instruct their employees and clients on the terms of service for insurance policies, and make decisions regarding the nature and validity of claims that are difficult for front-line employees to judge. Claims supervisors are also in charge of monitoring the progress of their staff and reporting that progress to upper management. Additionally, they may also train new subordinates.

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Claims Supervisor Tasks

  • Supervise staff making determinations about insurance policy coverage and claims.
  • Oversee the work of outside vendors, appraisers, and adjusters.
  • Investigate, evaluate, negotiate, and settle high level claims.
  • Review claim files to ensure compliance with company policy and quality standards.

Common Career Paths for Claims Supervisor


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Many Claims Supervisors move into Insurance Claims Manager roles, in which average pay is a slightly higher $72K per year.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Claims Supervisor


Farmers Insurance Group, Geico, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, Gallagher Bassett Services, Inc., and Progressive Casualty Insurance Company are all popular places to work. Progressive Casualty Insurance Company offers the largest salaries in town — $77K on average.

Pay by Experience Level for Claims Supervisor

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


Claims Supervisors with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $52K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $60K on average. Claims Supervisors claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $70K. Claims Supervisors who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $77K.

Claims Supervisor Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Claims Supervisor?

Claims Supervisor in Wyckoff:
"Stress level is high, upsetting to work with customers loss."
Try to not take the job home and let things roll off your back. Be kind and take your time with people who are already over the top with stress and loss.

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Key Stats for Claims Supervisor

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 45 votes.
037
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
22%
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Experience Affects Claims Supervisor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 20%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

National Average
$64,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Skills That Affect Claims Supervisor Salaries

Complex Litigation Case Management
up arrow 27%

Performance Management
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National Average
$64,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
vision benefits
Vision: 78%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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