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Claims Supervisor Salary

The median pay for Claims Supervisors comes out to approximately $64K annually in the United States, but employers in Los Angeles offer the most; the average salary in that city is around $89K. Claims Supervisors will also find cushy salaries in Tampa (+13 percent) and Phoenix (+7 percent). The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$41,713 - $85,479
(Median)
$42K
$64K
$85K
MEDIAN: $63,667
10%
50%
90%

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$13.94 - $29.79
(Median)
$14
$20
$30
MEDIAN: $20
10%
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
$41,713 - $85,479  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,500  
Profit Sharing
$1,216 - $13,087  
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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$40,487 - $89,779  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 356
National Hourly Rate 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$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$13.94 - $29.79  
   
Overtime
$23.58 - $45.78  
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.
)
$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,500  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,216 - $13,087  
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).
)
$40,487 - $89,779  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 51

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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

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

Common Career Paths for Claims Supervisor


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Many Claims Supervisors advance their careers by becoming Insurance Claims Managers, who report a slightly higher median income of $72K.

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Just a handful of professional skills are reported by Claims Supervisors who took the survey. Most notably, facility with Complex Litigation Case Management and People Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 30 percent and 5 percent, respectively. People Management is a skill commonly found among those who know Claim Handling.

Pay by Experience Level for Claims Supervisor

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


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $49K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $61K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Claims Supervisors make a median salary of $68K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $74K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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Experience Affects Claims Supervisor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 17%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

National Average
$63,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 22%

Skills That Affect Claims Supervisor Salaries

Complex Litigation Case Management
up arrow 30%


National Average
$63,000

Claim Handling
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 88 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 8%
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