Insurance Claims Adjuster in Des Moines, Iowa Salary

The average pay for an Insurance Claims Adjuster in Des Moines, Iowa is $42,238 per year.

$36,223 - $62,188
$36K
$42K
$62K
MEDIAN: $42,238
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Salary $36,223 - $62,188
Bonus $0.00 - $6,953
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$36,517 - $63,000
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 15

Job Description for Insurance Claims Adjuster

Insurance claims adjusters are responsible for investigating accidents to determine liability. They do this by having phone conversations with customers, obtaining police reports, and negotiating damage settlements. They document claim activity and provide fair settlement and claim resolutions to customers. The insurance claim adjuster must work to help customers feel satisfied while making cost-effective decisions that benefit their business.

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Insurance Claims Adjuster Tasks

  • Investigate and analyze insurance claims to determine extent of insurance company's liability.
  • Negotiate settlement of claims, calculate and authorize payment of claim settlements in accordance with policy and coverage.
  • Compile information derived from correspondence with claimant, witnesses and medical specialists.

About Des Moines, Iowa

Polk County, Iowa
210,317
Male:
103,726 (49.3%)
Female:
106,591 (50.7%)
Des Moines /dᵻˈmɔɪn/ is the capital and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Iowa. It is also the county seat of Polk County. A small portion of the city extends into Warren County. It was incorporated on September 22, 1851, as Fort Des Moines, which was shortened to "Des Moines" in 1857. It is located on and named after the Des Moines River, which likely was adapted from the French colonial name, Rivière des Moines, meaning "River of the Monks." The city's population was 203,433 as of the 2010 census. The five-county metropolitan area is ranked 91st in terms of population in the United States with 599,789 residents according to the 2013 estimate by the United States Census Bureau. Des Moines is a major center of the U.S. insurance industry and has a sizable financial services and publishing business base. The city was credited as the "number one...
Des Moines:
$49,072
Iowa:
$54,736
$781
Des Moines:
$119,500
Iowa:
$136,100
5.3%

Insurance Claims Adjuster Job Listings

Key Stats for Insurance Claims Adjuster

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
7%

Skills That Affect Insurance Claims Adjuster Salaries

Claim Handling
▲1%

National Average
$43,000

Customer Service
▼3%

Negotiation
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 83%
no benefits
None: 17%