Senior Claim Counsel Salary

The average Senior Claim Counsel in the United States earns approximately $115K per year. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Senior Claim Counsels who answered the questionnnaire. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. In this profession, a large number enjoy medical and dental coverage, and most have vision insurance, as well. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$80,308 - $168,088
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Salary $80,308 - $168,088
Bonus $21,250
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$80,308 - $201,486
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 15

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Job Description for Senior Claim Counsel

A senior claims counsel is responsible for providing timely and accurate legal advice, reviews, and other legal services for their organizations. They must be able to provide legal advice on a broad array of topics while also having a specialization, and they are also tasked with leading and managing projects which require business acumen and detailed knowledge of legal procedures. Rapid responses and solutions to daily complications are also important, so they must have working knowledge of legal issues and business practices in order to solve problems promptly.

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Senior Claim Counsel Tasks

  • Represent the organization in mediations, court proceedings and other situations.
  • Recommend external counsel and assist in the transition of cases.
  • Evaluate ongoing and emergent liability and litigation to determine need for outside counsel.
  • Review and negotiate liability, settlement and expense allowances.

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Claim Counsel

Pay by Experience for a Senior Claim Counsel has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Claim Counsel with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $78,000 based on 15 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Claim Counsel with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $102,000 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Senior Claim Counsel which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $127,000 based on 8 salaries. A Senior Claim Counsel with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $135,000 based on 7 salaries.

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Key Stats for Senior Claim Counsel

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
47%
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Experience Affects Senior Claim Counsel Salaries

Late-Career
▲8%

Experienced
▲1%

National Average
$126,000

Mid-Career
▼19%

Entry-Level
▼38%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
47%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 85%
no benefits
None: 15%
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