Average Claims Adjuster / Examiner / Investigator Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$56,632
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,750
Bonus
$2,750
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Claims Adjuster / Examiner / Investigator in Chicago, Illinois is $56,632.
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$42k
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$57k
90%
$99k
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$42k - $99k
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$0 - $18k
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Total Pay
$36k - $91k

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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 Negotiation and Litigation Case Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Insurance, Customer Service and Claim Handling.

Pay by Experience Level for Claims Adjuster / Examiner / Investigator

An early career Claims Adjuster / Examiner / Investigator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $51,726 based on 16 salaries. A mid-career Claims Adjuster / Examiner / Investigator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $55,999 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Claims Adjuster / Examiner / Investigator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $62,070 based on 12 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $82,432.
Employees with Claims Adjuster / Examiner / Investigator in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 18.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (3.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (12.4% less), Phoenix, Arizona (12.2% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (8.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 45 survey responses.
Early Career
35.6%
Mid Career
17.8%
Experienced
26.7%
Late Career
20.0%