Entry-Level Insurance Claims Adjuster Salary

Entry-Level Insurance Claims Adjusters take home an average $45K per year. Total cash compensation to Entry-Level Insurance Claims Adjusters varies from $32K to $60K; higher pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $5K each. The specific employer and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of Entry-Level Insurance Claims Adjusters claim high levels of job satisfaction. 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 50 percent of the field. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$34,593 - $59,510
$35K
$45K
$60K
MEDIAN: $44,735
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50%
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$13.72 - $23.28
$14
$17
$23
MEDIAN: $17.44
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$0$60K
Salary $34,593 - $59,510
Bonus $0.00 - $5,088
Profit Sharing $-0.49 - $5,068
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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$32,285 - $60,285
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 502
Hourly Data $0$41
Hourly Rate $13.72 - $23.28
Overtime $21.72 - $41.87
Annual Data $0$60K
Bonus $0.00 - $5,088
Commission $8,090
Profit Sharing $-0.49 - $5,068
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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$32,285 - $60,285
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 140

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Insurance Claims Adjuster Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Insurance Claims Adjuster


Allstate, Progressive Casualty Insurance Company, State Farm Insurance Company, Geico, and Usaa Insurance are all popular places to work. The biggest paychecks can be found at The Travelers Companies, Inc. — the median salary there is $57K. Soaring salaries can also be found at Progressive Casualty Insurance Company, Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, and Farmers Insurance Group, where earnings of $50K, $49K, or $46K are standard for Entry-Level Insurance Claims Adjusters.

State Farm Insurance Company, Esurance, Inc., and Usaa Insurance also rank near the bottom for pay, handing out $38K, $39K, and $41K-paychecks on average.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $43,973

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

With a pay rate for Entry-Level Insurance Claims Adjusters that is 13 percent greater than the national average, Chicago offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Entry-Level Insurance Claims Adjusters will also find cushy salaries in Raleigh (+9 percent), Atlanta (+8 percent), Los Angeles (+7 percent), and Colorado Springs (+6 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Des Moines, 13 percent below the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Tampa and Gainesville (12 percent lower and 7 percent lower, respectively).

Insurance Claims Adjuster Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Insurance Claims Adjuster in Detroit:
"Long hours."
Be prepared to work long hours and sleepless nights.

Key Stats for Insurance Claims Adjuster

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 97 votes.
Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
13%
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Skills That Affect Insurance Claims Adjuster Salaries

Construction Estimating
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▲6%



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National Average
$44,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 97 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 12%
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