Average Claims Adjuster / Examiner / Investigator Salary in San Diego, California

$55,096
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$3,000
Bonus
$4,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Claims Adjuster / Examiner / Investigator in San Diego, California is $55,096.
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$55k
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$95k
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$40k - $95k
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$900 - $4k
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$40k - $78k

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Job Description for Claims Adjuster / Examiner / Investigator

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.

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Popular Skills for Claims Adjuster / Examiner / Investigator

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

Pay by Experience Level for Claims Adjuster / Examiner / Investigator

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 $43,000 based on 5 salaries. An early career Claims Adjuster / Examiner / Investigator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $57,391 based on 25 salaries. A mid-career Claims Adjuster / Examiner / Investigator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $87,813 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Claims Adjuster / Examiner / Investigator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $64,550 based on 6 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $75,000.
Employees with Claims Adjuster / Examiner / Investigator in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 21.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (6.5% more) and Dallas, Texas (1.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (9.9% less), Phoenix, Arizona (9.8% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (6.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 46 survey responses.
Entry Level
10.9%
Early Career
54.3%
Mid Career
10.9%
Experienced
13.0%
Late Career
10.9%