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Entry-Level Insurance Claims Adjuster Salary

A large fraction of take-home pay for Entry-Level Insurance Claims Adjusters comes from commissions — almost all on average, in fact. The median overall income in this field is approximately $42K. Total cash compensation to Entry-Level Insurance Claims Adjusters bottoms out near $31K and approaches $57K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $5K from bonuses and almost $7K from profit sharing. The particular firm is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Entry-Level Insurance Claims Adjusters making up 58 percent of survey respondents. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. For the most part, Entry-Level Insurance Claims Adjusters enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$32,985 - $55,460
(Median)
$33K
$41K
$55K
MEDIAN: $41,460
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$12.13 - $24.81
(Median)
$12
$17
$25
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary 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$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$32,985 - $55,460  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,461  
Profit Sharing
$196.53 - $6,700  
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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$31,430 - $57,237  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 883
National Hourly Rate 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$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.13 - $24.81  
   
Overtime
$18.00 - $39.89  
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 - $5,461  
   
Profit Sharing
$196.53 - $6,700  
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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$31,430 - $57,237  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 163

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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 Liberty Mutual Insurance Group are all popular places to work. Entry-Level Insurance Claims Adjusters flock to The Travelers Companies, Inc. for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $52K lead the pack in compensation; however, The Travelers Companies, Inc. also provides employees with a wide spectrum of compensation ranging from $37K at one end to $66K at the other end. Entry-Level Insurance Claims Adjusters can also look forward to large paychecks at Liberty Mutual Insurance Group ($49K), State Farm Insurance Company ($44K), and Usaa Insurance ($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


For Entry-Level Insurance Claims Adjusters, busy Indianapolis offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 19 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Insurance Claims Adjusters can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+19 percent), Atlanta (+14 percent), Raleigh (+12 percent), and Los Angeles (+8 percent). With compensation 9 percent below the national average, Des Moines is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market.

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National Average
$42,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 215 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 12%
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