Senior Claim Counsel Salary

Pay for Senior Claim Counsels in the United States sits in the ballpark of $95K per year. Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction. The majority of Senior Claim Counsels (64 percent) who took the survey are men. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$63,616 - $132,614
(Median)
$64K
$95K
$130K
MEDIAN: $95,044
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$63,788 - $145,967  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 60
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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.


Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $78K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $100K. For Senior Claim Counsels, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary 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 $100K on average.

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Experience Affects Senior Claim Counsel Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 18%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Late-Career
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National Average
$98,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 20%

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
30%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 73% employee benefits None: 10%
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