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Senior Claim Counsel Salary (United States)

Senior Claim Counsels in the United States can expect to earn an average of $96K per year. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Men make up the majority of Senior Claim Counsels (64 percent) survey respondents. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Senior Claim Counsel Salary (?
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$62,525 - $135,743
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MEDIAN: $96,157
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National Salary Data

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$62,525 - $135,743  
   
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$0.00 - $19,832  
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$62,784 - $149,327  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 55
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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.
In this occupation, salaries for the relatively untested average out to $78K, but folks in the five-to-10 year range enjoy a much heftier median of $108K. Senior Claim Counsels bring in $111K after working for 10 to 20 years. Survey respondents who have worked for more than 20 years actually report somewhat lower incomes of $100K.
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Experience Affects Senior Claim Counsel Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 12%
Mid-Career
up arrow 10%
Late-Career
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National Average
$99,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
36%
female alumni
 
Male
64%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 10%