Entry-Level Insurance Claims Adjuster Salary

Commissions comprise a big part of overall income for Entry-Level Insurance Claims Adjusters. The median take-home amount in this area is around $43K, and on average, nearly all of that final number comes from commissions. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $5K and $6K, respectively — total cash payment to Entry-Level Insurance Claims Adjusters can bottom out near $32K or peak near $59K depending on individual performance. The particular firm and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Male Entry-Level Insurance Claims Adjusters are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 56 percent of the field. Most Entry-Level Insurance Claims Adjusters like their work and job satisfaction is high. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$33,766 - $56,575
(Median)
$34K
$43K
$57K
MEDIAN: $42,622
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$12.18 - $24.91
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$33,766 - $56,575  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,399  
Profit Sharing
$198.66 - $6,163  
Commission
$40,000  
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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$31,888 - $58,530  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 840
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.18 - $24.91  
   
Hourly Tips
$6.25  
Overtime
$17.90 - $40.88  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,399  
   
Commission
$40,000  
Profit Sharing
$198.66 - $6,163  
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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$31,888 - $58,530  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 171
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Leading companies who hire large numbers of Entry-Level Insurance Claims Adjusters include Allstate Insurance Company, Progressive Casualty Insurance Company, Allstate, Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company, and Geico. Pay for Entry-Level Insurance Claims Adjusters is best at The Travelers Companies, Inc., which offers a median salary of $56K. However, the highest reported salaries don't seem to be much higher than the lowest ones; the pay range here runs from $46K to $68K. Entry-Level Insurance Claims Adjusters can also look forward to large paychecks at Liberty Mutual Insurance Group ($49K), Progressive Casualty Insurance Company ($45K), and Geico ($44K).

Esurance, Inc., Allstate Insurance Company, and Allstate also scrape the bottom of the pay scale, with median earnings hovering around $39K, $40K, and $42K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $42,838

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Indianapolis is home to an above-average pay rate for Entry-Level Insurance Claims Adjusters, 24 percent higher than the national average. Entry-Level Insurance Claims Adjusters will also find cushy salaries in New York (+15 percent), San Diego (+14 percent), Raleigh (+12 percent), and Los Angeles (+12 percent). With compensation 10 percent below the national average, Des Moines is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Tampa (7 percent lower) and Atlanta (5 percent lower).

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Skills That Affect 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 156 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
medical benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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