Insurance Appraiser, Auto Damage Salary

Earnings for Auto Damage Insurance Appraisers in the United States come in at around $56K per year on average. Total cash compensation to Auto Damage Insurance Appraisers approaches anywhere from $40K on the lower end to $73K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $9K from bonuses and upwards of $10K from profit sharing. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure and the specific company. Among survey respondents, men are more common than women; 82 percent of Auto Damage Insurance Appraisers are male. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and most earn dental coverage. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$40,276 - $70,264
$40K
$56K
$70K
MEDIAN: $56,193
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50%
90%

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$13.40 - $33.22
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$26
$33
MEDIAN: $25.53
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$0$74K
Salary $40,276 - $70,264
Bonus $0.00 - $9,192
Profit Sharing $497.77 - $10,045
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$39,798 - $74,103
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 225
Hourly Data $0$52
Hourly Rate $13.40 - $33.22
Overtime $19.23 - $52.93
Annual Data $0$74K
Bonus $0.00 - $9,192
Profit Sharing $497.77 - $10,045
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$39,798 - $74,103
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 42

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Job Description for Insurance Appraiser, Auto Damage

Insurance appraiser for auto damage are responsible for assessing damage to automobiles through examining photos and appraising the damaged vehicles in person; this often includes examining other property damaged in the accident. The insurance appraiser's role is to conduct and manage the investigative process, which can be extensive and in-depth. Examples of their daily tasks include inspecting damaged vehicles, filling out paperwork, and taking statements from those involved. This requires the ability to analyze the damage and travel to the location of the (often disabled) vehicle, which is usually a towyard owned by the insurance company; assessments may also be done on cars that are still in the owner's possession.

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Insurance Appraiser, Auto Damage Tasks

  • Inspect automobiles and accident-related property or sites, assessing damages.
  • Interact with customers and explain insurance benefits and denials.
  • Review invoices and forecasts to determine fraud, make changes, and refund customers.
  • Estimate and verify repair costs.

Common Career Paths for Insurance Appraiser, Auto Damage


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Auto Damage Insurance Appraisers' salaries may sharply decline when they move into higher-end positions like Automobile Damage Estimator. The typical income for an Automobile Damage Estimator is $45K.

Insurance Appraiser, Auto Damage Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Insurance Appraiser, Auto Damage


Geico, Progressive Casualty Insurance Company, The Travelers Companies, Inc., State Farm Insurance Company, and Allstate are all popular places to work. Auto Damage Insurance Appraisers flock to The Travelers Companies, Inc. for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $63K lead the pack in compensation.

Pay by Experience Level for Insurance Appraiser, Auto Damage

Pay by Experience for an Insurance Appraiser, Auto Damage has a positive trend. An entry-level Insurance Appraiser, Auto Damage with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 97 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Insurance Appraiser, Auto Damage with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 58 salaries. An experienced Insurance Appraiser, Auto Damage which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 92 salaries. An Insurance Appraiser, Auto Damage with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 52 salaries.

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Key Stats for Insurance Appraiser, Auto Damage

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 42 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
23%
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Experience Affects Insurance Appraiser, Auto Damage Salaries

▲6%

▲4%

▲1%

National Average
$58,000

▼16%

Skills That Affect Insurance Appraiser, Auto Damage Salaries

▲6%

Estimating
▲3%


Organizing
▼0%

National Average
$58,000

Insurance
▼11%

Claim Handling
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 42 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
no benefits
None: 11%
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