Claims Supervisor Salary

Just below three-fifths of Claims Supervisors in the United States are seasoned employees who have more than 10 years of experience in the field. Pay ranges from $40K to $93K per year, and the average comes out to $67K per year. Cash earnings of Claims Supervisors can occasionally include $12K each in bonuses and profit sharing proceeds; this strong performance component causes pay grades to stretch from approximately $40K to almost $93K. The most important factor affecting compensation for this group is the particular firm, followed by the particular city and tenure. A large number receive medical and dental insurance and a fair number get vision insurance. For the most part, Claims Supervisors enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$45,147 - $89,888
$45K
$67K
$90K
MEDIAN: $66,592
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50%
90%

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$12.12 - $31.28
$12
$20
$31
MEDIAN: $20.17
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50%
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$0$92K
Salary $45,147 - $89,888
Bonus $1,370 - $12,048
Profit Sharing $1,014 - $12,080
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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$39,690 - $92,952
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 265
Hourly Data $0$36
Hourly Rate $12.12 - $31.28
Overtime $31.00
Annual Data $0$92K
Bonus $1,370 - $12,048
Profit Sharing $1,014 - $12,080
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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$39,690 - $92,952
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 40

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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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For Claims Supervisors, advancing into an Insurance Claims Manager role, for which the median salary is $72K, is not common but it does happen.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Claims Supervisor


Geico, Farmers Insurance Group, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, Gallagher Bassett Services, Inc., and Progressive Casualty Insurance Company are top-notch employers for Claims Supervisors in this area. Claims Supervisors seeking a sizable paycheck can earn the most at Progressive Casualty Insurance Company, where the average salary comes to $83K.

Pay by Experience Level for Claims Supervisor

Pay by Experience for a Claims Supervisor has a positive trend. An entry-level Claims Supervisor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 78 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Claims Supervisor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 116 salaries. An experienced Claims Supervisor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 135 salaries. A Claims Supervisor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $79,000 based on 67 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $65,357

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Surpassing the national average by 34 percent, Claims Supervisors in Los Angeles receive some of the highest pay in the country. Claims Supervisors will also find cushy salaries in Dallas (+9 percent), Minneapolis (+9 percent), Omaha (+7 percent), and Phoenix (+3 percent). The lowest-paying market is San Antonio, which sits 39 percent below the national average, proving that location is a significant contributor to overall pay. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Charlotte and Miami (23 percent less).

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Key Stats for Claims Supervisor

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 45 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
21%
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Experience Affects Claims Supervisor Salaries

▲21%

▲8%

National Average
$65,000

▼9%

▼21%

Skills That Affect Claims Supervisor Salaries

Negotiation
▲37%

Complex Litigation Case Management
▲25%

Performance Management
▲15%


National Average
$65,000


Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 77%
no benefits
None: 6%
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