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Average Claims Adjuster / Examiner / Investigator Salary

$55,236
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,396
Bonus
$2,749
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Claims Adjuster / Examiner / Investigator is $55,236.
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$40k - $79k
Bonus
$487 - $8k
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$582 - $8k
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$35k - $78k
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What Do Claims Adjuster / Examiner / Investigators Do?

Claims Adjuster / Examiner / Investigator Tasks
  • Perform detailed investigations, field audits, and telephone interviews to research claims.
  • Follow and maintain claims management guidelines.
  • Provide updates on customer problems and safety or policy violations.
  • Maintain documentation of claim and claim denial, and report on pending claims and findings to the Claims Manager.

Job Satisfaction for Claims Adjuster / Examiner / Investigator

3.7 out of 5
(521)
Highly Satisfied
33Reviews
The top respondents for the job title Claims Adjuster / Examiner / Investigator are from the companies Geico, Sedgwick and Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc. (Sedgwick CMS). Reported salaries are highest at Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc. (Sedgwick CMS) where the average pay is $64,538. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Sedgwick and State Farm Insurance Company, earning around $59,373 and $59,347, respectively. Allstate pays the lowest at around $48,114. Geico and Usaa Insurance also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $53,518 and $53,782, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Claims Adjuster / Examiner / Investigators?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Claims Adjuster / Examiner / Investigators?

An entry-level Claims Adjuster / Examiner / Investigator with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $44,962 based on 129 salaries. An early career Claims Adjuster / Examiner / Investigator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,155 based on 872 salaries. A mid-career Claims Adjuster / Examiner / Investigator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $56,019 based on 437 salaries. An experienced Claims Adjuster / Examiner / Investigator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $62,669 based on 514 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $68,951.
Employees with Claims Adjuster / Examiner / Investigator in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 21.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dallas, Texas (8.3% more) and San Diego, California (7.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (4.6% less), Phoenix, Arizona (4.2% less) and New York, New York (2.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,320 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.6%
Early Career
37.6%
Mid Career
18.8%
Experienced
22.2%
Late Career
15.9%