Average Claims Adjuster Salary

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The average salary for a Claims Adjuster is $50,274.
MEDIAN $50,274
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$38k - $70k
$491 - $7k
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$592 - $8k
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$36k - $71k

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Job Description for Claims Adjuster

The top respondents for the job title Claims Adjuster are from the companies Allstate, Progressive Casualty Insurance Company and State Farm Insurance Company. Reported salaries are highest at State Farm Insurance Company where the average pay is $57,617. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Liberty Mutual Insurance Group and Progressive Casualty Insurance Company, earning around $52,220 and $51,561, respectively. Usaa Insurance pays the lowest at around $43,699. Geico and Allstate also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $46,713 and $50,145, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Claims Adjuster

Skills in Claim Handling, Negotiation and Insurance are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Oral / Verbal Communication and Customer Service.

Pay by Experience Level for Claims Adjuster

An entry-level Claims Adjuster with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $43,007 based on 219 salaries. An early career Claims Adjuster with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $46,852 based on 1,203 salaries. A mid-career Claims Adjuster with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $53,233 based on 464 salaries. An experienced Claims Adjuster with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,684 based on 563 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $65,058.
Employees with Claims Adjuster in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 6.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Atlanta, Georgia (0.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Tampa, Florida (7.9% less), Phoenix, Arizona (3.6% less) and San Antonio, Texas (2.7% less).

Years of Experience

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