Entry-Level Insurance Claims Adjuster Salary

In a profession for which the median take-home is approximately $42K, almost all of overall earnings for Entry-Level Insurance Claims Adjusters arrives through commissions. Total incomes of Entry-Level Insurance Claims Adjusters incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $5K from bonuses and close to $7K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $32K and $57K. The particular firm is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. The majority of Entry-Level Insurance Claims Adjusters claim high levels of job satisfaction. Men make up a slight majority of Entry-Level Insurance Claims Adjusters (57 percent) who responded to the survey. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$33,394 - $55,501
(Median)
$33K
$42K
$56K
MEDIAN: $41,674
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$12.11 - $24.97
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$12
$17
$25
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$33,394 - $55,501  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,276  
Profit Sharing
$197.97 - $6,608  
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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$31,829 - $57,170  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 889
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.11 - $24.97  
   
Overtime
$17.90 - $40.11  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,276  
   
Profit Sharing
$197.97 - $6,608  
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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$31,829 - $57,170  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 159
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Popular Employer Salaries for Entry-Level Insurance Claims Adjuster


Allstate Insurance Company, Progressive Casualty Insurance Company, The Travelers Companies, Inc., Farmers Insurance Group, and Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company are some prominent firms with considerable interest in employing a large team of Entry-Level Insurance Claims Adjusters. The Travelers Companies, Inc. offers the best pay with a median salary of $53K, though salaries there don't seem that varied, bottoming out near $40K and maxing out at just $67K. Other big spenders include Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, State Farm Insurance Company, and Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company, top-paying firms where Entry-Level Insurance Claims Adjusters see paychecks nearing $49K, $44K, or $44K.

Others at the bottom of the scale for this job include Allstate Insurance Company at $40K, and Geico where $41K is the norm, but it is worth noting that some Entry-Level Insurance Claims Adjusters there earn up to $58K.

Pay Difference by Location


Surpassing the national average by 21 percent, Entry-Level Insurance Claims Adjusters in Indianapolis receive some of the highest pay in the country. Entry-Level Insurance Claims Adjusters can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+18 percent), Raleigh (+12 percent), Atlanta (+10 percent), and Los Angeles (+9 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Des Moines, 9 percent below the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in Charlotte (4 percent lower) and Orlando (2 percent lower).

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Insurance Claims Adjuster Salaries

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National Average
$42,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 198 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 12%
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