Entry-Level Insurance Claims Adjuster Salary

A big portion of take-home pay for Entry-Level Insurance Claims Adjusters — nearly all, in fact — arrives through commissions. This profession's median overall income is approximately $43K. With some bonuses approaching $5K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $7K, overall incomes of Entry-Level Insurance Claims Adjusters spread between $32K and $57K depending on individual performance. The specific employer and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Men make up a slight majority of Entry-Level Insurance Claims Adjusters (57 percent) who responded to the survey. Work is enjoyable for Entry-Level Insurance Claims Adjusters, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$33,722 - $55,719

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$12.08 - $24.85

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$33,722 - $55,719  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,413  
Profit Sharing
$202.73 - $6,608  
Total Pay (?
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$32,048 - $57,268  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 871
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.08 - $24.85  
   
Overtime
$17.87 - $40.16  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,413  
   
Profit Sharing
$202.73 - $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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$32,048 - $57,268  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 159
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Popular Employer Salaries for Entry-Level Insurance Claims Adjuster


Entry-Level Insurance Claims Adjusters flock to Progressive Casualty Insurance Company, Allstate Insurance Company, The Travelers Companies, Inc., Farmers Insurance Group, and Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company, highly regarded companies that employ a generous number of people in this profession. Employees at The Travelers Companies, Inc. enjoy the biggest paychecks, and $53K is the median salary. Range in pay, on the other hand, is narrow, with lower figures hovering around $40K and higher ones not far away at only $67K. Other employers shelling out big bucks include Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, State Farm Insurance Company, and Progressive Casualty Insurance Company, where Entry-Level Insurance Claims Adjusters typically earn around $49K, $44K, or $44K, respectively.

Other low-paying employers include Allstate Insurance Company at $40K and Geico at $42K, though some Entry-Level Insurance Claims Adjusters there earn up to $57K.

Pay Difference by Location


Home to some of the best pay for Entry-Level Insurance Claims Adjusters, Indianapolis offers exceptional salaries, 20 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Insurance Claims Adjusters will also find cushy salaries in New York (+17 percent), Raleigh (+11 percent), Los Angeles (+8 percent), and San Diego (+8 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Des Moines, 10 percent below the national average.

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Insurance Claims Adjuster Salaries

Construction Estimating
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National Average
$43,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 187 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 12%
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