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Claims Supervisor Salary

Median pay for Claims Supervisors in the United States comes out to approximately $64K annually, but employers in Los Angeles pay the most, the average compensation in that city is around $89K. Claims Supervisors will also find cushy salaries in Tampa (+14 percent) and Phoenix (+7 percent).

$41,483 - $85,233
(Median)
$41K
$64K
$85K
MEDIAN: $63,664
10%
50%
90%

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$13.75 - $29.88
(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
$41,483 - $85,233  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,060  
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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$40,248 - $89,792  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 343
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$13.75 - $29.88  
   
Overtime
$23.47 - $46.05  
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.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,060  
   
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).
)
$40,248 - $89,792  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | 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

  • 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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Claims Supervisors often transition into upper-level roles like Insurance Claims Manager, for which the average compensation is $72K per year.

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Professional skills reported by Claims Supervisors are few in number. Most notably, facility with Complex Litigation Case Management and People Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 31 percent and 6 percent, respectively. Employees educated in Claim Handling are typically practiced in People Management, too.

Pay by Experience Level for Claims Supervisor

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


For Claims Supervisors, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. The average beginner in this position makes around $49K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $61K. For Claims Supervisors, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $67K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $73K, 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 7%

National Average
$63,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 21%

Skills That Affect Claims Supervisor Salaries

Complex Litigation Case Management
up arrow 31%


National Average
$63,000

Claim Handling
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

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: 68% employee benefits None: 8%