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Entry-Level Insurance Claims Adjuster Salary (United States)

Entry-Level Insurance Claims Adjusters usually make around $41K per year. Final cash compensation to Entry-Level Insurance Claims Adjusters varies from around $31K to approximately $56K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $5K and $5K, respectively. The particular firm and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A strong majority enjoy medical while a fair portion get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Job satisfaction for Entry-Level Insurance Claims Adjusters is high. This outline is based on answers to PayScale's salary survey.
Entry-Level Insurance Claims Adjuster Salary (?
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$32,209 - $54,184
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MEDIAN: $40,949
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Entry-Level Insurance Claims Adjuster Salary (?
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$12.12 - $24.82
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National Salary Data

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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$32,209 - $54,184  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,071  
Profit Sharing
$489.36 - $5,436  
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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$31,121 - $56,076  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,016
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.12 - $24.82  
   
Overtime
$18.19 - $39.12  
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$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,071  
   
Profit Sharing
$489.36 - $5,436  
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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$31,121 - $56,076  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 179
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Popular Employer Salaries for Entry-Level Insurance Claims Adjuster

Entry-Level Insurance Claims Adjusters fill the offices of leading firms Progressive Casualty Insurance Company, Allstate Insurance Company, Farmers Insurance Group, The Travelers Companies, Inc., and Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company. Although The Travelers Companies, Inc. leads the field in pay with a median salary of $52K, employees there receive a wide spread of salaries, from $37K on the low end all the way up to $66K at the top. Those in search of high salaries should also consider Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, Farmers Insurance Group, and State Farm Insurance Company, top-paying firms where Entry-Level Insurance Claims Adjusters rake in a $48K, $45K, or $44K, respectively.
With a median salary of $38K, Allstate Insurance Company provides Entry-Level Insurance Claims Adjusters with the lowest pay in their field; moreover, earnings are capped at only $49K, limiting employee salary growth. Other low-paying employers include Esurance, Inc. at $39K and Geico at $41K, though some Entry-Level Insurance Claims Adjusters there earn up to $57K.

Pay Difference By Location

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National Average
$42,000
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Des Moines
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New York is home to an above-average pay rate for Entry-Level Insurance Claims Adjusters, 20 percent higher than the national average. Those in search of high salaries should also consider checking out cities like Los Angeles, Phoenix, Cleveland, and Miami, top-paying markets where Entry-Level Insurance Claims Adjusters rake in more than the national norm (+13 percent, +8 percent, +5 percent, and +3 percent). Des Moines ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 8 percent below the national average.
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Insurance Claims Adjuster Salaries

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National Average
$42,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 297 votes.

Gender

Female
40%
female alumni
 
Male
60%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 11%