Average Entry-Level Claims Adjuster / Examiner / Investigator Salary

$44,263
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,985
Bonus
$3,034
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Claims Adjuster / Examiner / Investigator is $44,263.
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$34k
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$44k
90%
$57k
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$34k - $57k
Bonus
$98 - $6k
Profit Sharing
$298 - $6k
Total Pay
$30k - $56k

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

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 $48,784 based on 1,034 salaries. A mid-career Claims Adjuster / Examiner / Investigator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $54,595 based on 523 salaries. An experienced Claims Adjuster / Examiner / Investigator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $61,374 based on 608 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $68,345.
Employees with Claims Adjuster / Examiner / Investigator in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 13.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Omaha, Nebraska (3.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (4.0% less), San Diego, California (2.9% less) and Phoenix, Arizona (1.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,601 survey responses.
Early Career
39.8%
Mid Career
20.1%
Experienced
23.4%
Late Career
16.8%