Entry-Level Insurance Claims Adjuster Salary

Median pay for Entry-Level Insurance Claims Adjusters lies in the neighborhood of $45K per year. The range in cash compensation to Entry-Level Insurance Claims Adjusters ($32K to $60K) includes potential earnings of $5K each from bonuses and profit sharing in exceptional cases. The company and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Male Entry-Level Insurance Claims Adjusters are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 50 percent of the field. Most Entry-Level Insurance Claims Adjusters report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$34,893 - $59,860
$35K
$45K
$60K
MEDIAN: $45,159
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50%
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$13.35 - $23.35
$13
$18
$23
MEDIAN: $17.58
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$0$60K
Salary $34,893 - $59,860
Bonus $0.00 - $5,148
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $5,175
Commission $8,090
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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$32,657 - $60,552
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 485
Hourly Data $0$41
Hourly Rate $13.35 - $23.35
Overtime $23.65 - $41.45
Annual Data $0$60K
Bonus $0.00 - $5,148
Commission $8,090
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $5,175
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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$32,657 - $60,552
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 137

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Insurance Claims Adjuster Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Insurance Claims Adjuster


Known for taking on a considerable number of Entry-Level Insurance Claims Adjusters, Allstate, Progressive Casualty Insurance Company, State Farm Insurance Company, Geico, and Usaa Insurance are leading firms in the industry. The biggest paychecks can be found at The Travelers Companies, Inc. — the median salary there is $57K. Those in search of high salaries should also consider Progressive Casualty Insurance Company, Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, and Farmers Insurance Group, top-paying firms where Entry-Level Insurance Claims Adjusters rake in a comfortable $50K, $49K, or $46K, respectively.

Workers at State Farm Insurance Company, Esurance, Inc., and Usaa Insurance also face smaller salaries than the rest of the field — average earnings for these employers come to $38K, $39K, and $41K respectively.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $44,467

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Entry-Level Insurance Claims Adjusters, Chicago provides a pay rate that is 13 percent greater than the national average. Entry-Level Insurance Claims Adjusters will also find cushy salaries in Raleigh (+9 percent), Atlanta (+8 percent), Los Angeles (+7 percent), and Colorado Springs (+6 percent). Des Moines is the lowest-paying area, 13 percent south of the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Tampa and Gainesville (12 percent lower and 7 percent lower, respectively).

Insurance Claims Adjuster Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Insurance Claims Adjuster in Detroit:
"Long hours."
Be prepared to work long hours and sleepless nights.

Key Stats for Insurance Claims Adjuster

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 105 votes.
Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
13%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Insurance Claims Adjuster Salaries

Construction Estimating
▲8%

▲5%


National Average
$44,000


▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 105 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 13%
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