Median pay for Entry-Level Insurance Claims Adjusters is around $45K per year. Total cash compensation to Entry-Level Insurance Claims Adjusters bottoms out near $32K and approaches $59K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $6K from bonuses and almost $5K from profit sharing. The specific employer and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Most Entry-Level Insurance Claims Adjusters report high levels of job satisfaction. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Entry-Level Insurance Claims Adjusters making up 53 percent of survey respondents. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$34,561 - $57,755
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MEDIAN: $44,617
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$12.97 - $22.88
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$34,561 - $57,755  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,806  
Profit Sharing
$487.22 - $5,059  
Commission
$8,090  
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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$32,121 - $58,683  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 544
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.97 - $22.88  
   
Overtime
$20.80 - $42.11  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,806  
   
Commission
$8,090  
Profit Sharing
$487.22 - $5,059  
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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$32,121 - $58,683  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 137

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Entry-Level Insurance Claims Adjusters flock to Allstate, State Farm Insurance Company, Progressive Casualty Insurance Company, Geico, and Farmers Insurance Group, highly regarded companies that employ a generous number of people in this profession. The biggest paychecks can be found at The Travelers Companies, Inc. — the median salary there is $55K. Other leaders in compensation levels are Progressive Casualty Insurance Company at $51K, Liberty Mutual Insurance Group at $48K, and Farmers Insurance Group, where Entry-Level Insurance Claims Adjusters annually earn $46K.

State Farm Insurance Company, Esurance, Inc., and Usaa Insurance also rank near the bottom for pay, handing out $39K, $39K, and $41K-paychecks on average.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $43,761

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Entry-Level Insurance Claims Adjusters, working in the bustling city of Indianapolis has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Entry-Level Insurance Claims Adjusters will also find cushy salaries in Raleigh (+10 percent), Atlanta (+8 percent), Colorado Springs (+7 percent), and Chicago (+4 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Des Moines, 12 percent below the national average. Orlando and Tampa are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 12 percent lower and 11 percent lower, respectively.

Key Stats for Insurance Claims Adjuster

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 83 votes.
071
Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
13%
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National Average
$44,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 83 votes.

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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