The median total income of Mid-Career Insurance Claims Adjusters is around $53K, and for the average worker in this area, a good chunk of that (about two-fifths, in fact) comes from commissions. Cash earnings for Mid-Career Insurance Claims Adjusters — including $9K in bonuses and $6K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $36K to $74K depending on individual performance. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. The majority of Mid-Career Insurance Claims Adjusters claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. Women make up a slight majority of Mid-Career Insurance Claims Adjusters (54 percent) survey respondents. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$40,345 - $70,689
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MEDIAN: $53,151
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$40,345 - $70,689  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $6,040  
Commission
$20,952  
Total Pay (?
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$36,417 - $74,310  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 253
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$13.62 - $27.64  
   
Overtime
$26.10 - $50.34  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,000  
   
Commission
$20,952  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $6,040  
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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$36,417 - $74,310  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 49

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Known for taking on a considerable number of Mid-Career Insurance Claims Adjusters, Farmers Insurance Group, The Travelers Companies, Inc., Geico, Progressive Casualty Insurance Company, and State Farm Insurance Company are leading firms in the industry. Employees of The Travelers Companies, Inc. can expect to make the most, with the company offering a median salary of $65K; however, pay is widely dispersed from bottom to top, ranging from $37K to $96K.

The consistently lowest paying firm is Farmers Insurance Group, where the median salary is just $50K. There isn't much variation there, either; the pay scale ranges only from $39K to $73K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $53,229

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Home to some of the best pay for Mid-Career Insurance Claims Adjusters, New York offers exceptional salaries, 29 percent above the national average. Mid-Career Insurance Claims Adjusters can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Dallas (+17 percent), Seattle (+14 percent), Minneapolis (+10 percent), and Columbus (+8 percent). The lowest-paying market is Oklahoma City, which sits 16 percent below the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in St. Louis (15 percent lower) and Phoenix (9 percent lower).

Key Stats for Insurance Claims Adjuster

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 54 votes.
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5-9 years
73%
10-19 years
27%
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National Average
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 54 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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