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Claims Supervisor Salary (United States)

With about three in five of 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 $91K per year and averages out to $64K annually. Overall cash earnings for Claims Supervisors stretch from $40K on the lower end to $91K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $10K from bonuses and $13K from profit sharing. While career length and the specific company impact pay for this group, geographic location is the most influential factor. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a large number earn dental coverage. Female Claims Supervisors are more common than men among those who completed the survey; more than half (62 percent) are women. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
Claims Supervisor Salary (?
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$41,188 - $85,641
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MEDIAN: $64,367
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Claims Supervisor Salary (?
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$13.94 - $30.32
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National Salary Data

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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$41,188 - $85,641  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,763  
Profit Sharing
$1,208 - $13,277  
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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$40,473 - $90,516  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 317
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$13.94 - $30.32  
   
Overtime
$23.25 - $48.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,763  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,208 - $13,277  
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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$40,473 - $90,516  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 41
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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 transition into upper level Insurance Claims Manager positions. Insurance Claims Managers on average earn $72K per year.

Claims Supervisor Job Listings

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Popular Employer Salaries for Claims Supervisor

Claims Supervisors report a focused set of job skills. Most notably, facility with Complex Litigation Case Management and People Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 29 percent and 9 percent, respectively. Claim Handling and People Management are also commonly seen together.

Pay by Experience Level for Claims Supervisor

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
For many Claims Supervisors, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. 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 $61K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Claims Supervisors make a median salary of $67K. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $76K on average.

Pay Difference By Location

Los Angeles
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Dallas
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Tampa
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Phoenix
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National Average
$64,000
Atlanta
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Charlotte
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Nashville
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Larger circles over a city indicate a job is popular in that location.
Los Angeles offers some of the highest pay in the country for Claims Supervisors, 39 percent above the national average. Claims Supervisors will also find cushy salaries in Dallas (+13 percent) and Tampa (+12 percent). With compensation 15 percent below the national average, Nashville is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Employers pay around 14 percent less in Charlotte and 3 percent less in Atlanta, below-median salaries for those in this field.

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Experience Affects Claims Supervisor Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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National Average
$64,000
Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Claims Supervisor Salaries

Complex Litigation Case Management
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Claim Handling
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National Average
$64,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 85 votes.

Gender

Female
62%
female alumni
 
Male
38%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 8%