Insurance Appraiser, Auto Damage Salary (United States)

An Insurance Appraiser, Auto Damage earns an average salary of $52,909 per year.
Insurance Appraiser, Auto Damage Total Pay (?
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$37,440 - $66,359
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MEDIAN: $52,908
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Insurance Appraiser, Auto Damage Total Pay (?
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$15.07 - $29.49
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MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$37,440 - $66,359  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,968  
Profit Sharing
$290.87 - $6,904  
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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$36,941 - $69,447  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 374
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$15.07 - $29.49  
   
Overtime
$22.89 - $45.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,968  
   
Profit Sharing
$290.87 - $6,904  
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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$36,941 - $69,447  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 374
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Job Description for Insurance Appraiser, Auto Damage

Insurance appraiser for auto damage are responsible for assessing damage to automobiles through examining photos and appraising the damaged vehicles in person; this often includes examining other property damaged in the accident. The insurance appraiser's role is to conduct and manage the investigative process, which can be extensive and in-depth. Examples of their daily tasks include inspecting damaged vehicles, filling out paperwork, and taking statements from those involved. This requires the ability to analyze the damage and travel to the location of the (often disabled) vehicle, which is usually a towyard owned by the insurance company; assessments may also be done on cars that are still in the owner's possession.
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Insurance Appraiser, Auto Damage Tasks
  • Review invoices and forecasts to determine fraud, make changes, and refund customers.
  • Estimate and verify repair costs.
  • Inspect automobiles and accident-related property or sites, assessing damages.
  • Interact with customers and explain insurance benefits and denials.

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Pay Difference By Location

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$54,000
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Gender

Female
15%
female alumni
 
Male
85%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 11%
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