Senior Claim Counsel Salary

Senior Claim Counsels in the United States can expect to earn an average of $95K per year. Most people in this profession are content with their work, and moderate levels of job satisfaction are reported. Male Senior Claim Counsels are more prevalent than women among those who took the survey — 67 percent of professionals. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$64,810 - $129,800

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$64,942 - $138,998  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 58
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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 $100K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $117K. For some reason, Senior Claim Counsels with more than two decades of experience report lower paychecks overall; the median sum in this group sits near $100K.

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Job Satisfaction

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


33 %
67 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 72% employee benefits None: 10%