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Senior Claim Counsel Salary

Average Senior Claim Counsels in the United States make around $94K annually. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. More than half of Senior Claim Counsels (64 percent) survey respondents are men. Among folks in this role, job satisfaction levels approximately match the national average. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$63,434 - $129,552
(Median)
$63K
$94K
$130K
MEDIAN: $93,859
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$63,616 - $138,456  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 59

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Job Description for Senior Claim Counsel

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Claim Counsel

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $78K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $102K. Senior Claim Counsels claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $116K. Survey participants with more than two decades under their belts actually report earning less than people with less experience; the former take home only $87K on average.

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Experience Affects Senior Claim Counsel Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 20%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$97,000

Late-Career
up arrow 10%

Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 10%
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