The average salary for an Insurance Appraiser, Auto Damage is $59,552.
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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…Read more
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.
Popular Employer Salaries for Insurance Appraiser, Auto Damage
The top respondents for the job title Insurance Appraiser, Auto Damage are from the companies Geico, Progressive Casualty Insurance Company and State Farm Insurance Company. Reported salaries are highest at Liberty Mutual Insurance Group where the average pay is $70,282. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Kemper Insurance Company and The Travelers Companies, Inc., earning around $68,009 and $65,385, respectively. Geico pays the lowest at around $57,010. Progressive Casualty Insurance Company and St. Paul's Travelers also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $58,900 and $63,250, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Insurance Appraiser, Auto Damage
Skills in Customer Service, Negotiation, Claim Handling and Insurance are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Software Knowledge.
Pay by Experience Level for Insurance Appraiser, Auto Damage
An entry-level Insurance Appraiser, Auto Damage with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $45,292 based on 18 salaries. An early career Insurance Appraiser, Auto Damage with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,140 based on 113 salaries. A mid-career Insurance Appraiser, Auto Damage with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,256 based on 79 salaries. An experienced Insurance Appraiser, Auto Damage with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $62,487 based on 129 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $65,715.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Insurance Appraiser, Auto Damage in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 11.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (4.8% more) and San Antonio, Texas (4.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (11.2% less), Chicago, Illinois (11.0% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (1.7% less).
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