The average salary for a Senior Claims Adjuster is $66,885.
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Job Description for Senior Claims Adjuster
Senior claims adjusters work in the insurance field, often in a supervisory capacity. They oversee claims made on policies within their field or area. They also may work with junior adjusters to process and make final decisions in the claims process based upon those junior adjusters' recommendation. The main part of a senior claims adjuster’s career is to be a decision maker. They are called upon to make decisions on incident claims by insured customers on validity and the claimant's policy cov…Read more
Senior Claims Adjuster Tasks
- Handle claims from initiation to closure, and then analyze aggregate data to improve processes.
- Manage costs, create estimates, and identify risks and potential budget problems.
- Communicate with clients, brokers and others about claim status and available services.
- Coordinate across teams to create and execute plans to reach organizational goals.
Popular Employer Salaries for Senior Claims Adjuster
The top respondents for the job title Senior Claims Adjuster are from the companies Allstate, Liberty Mutual Insurance Group and Farmers Insurance Group. Reported salaries are highest at The Chubb Corporation where the average pay is $77,687. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Liberty Mutual Insurance Group and Farmers Insurance Group, earning around $73,065 and $69,494, respectively. Progressive Casualty Insurance Company pays the lowest at around $62,289. Gallagher Bassett and Gallagher Bassett Services, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $63,484 and $64,267, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Senior Claims Adjuster
Litigation Case Management
Skills in Negotiation, Complex Litigation Case Management and Litigation Case Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Service and Claim Handling.
Pay by Experience Level for Senior Claims Adjuster
An early career Senior Claims Adjuster with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $58,458 based on 151 salaries. A mid-career Senior Claims Adjuster with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $62,916 based on 304 salaries. An experienced Senior Claims Adjuster with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $67,558 based on 624 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $71,193.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Senior Claims Adjuster in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 6.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dallas, Texas (1.6% more) and Chicago, Illinois (0.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Tampa, Florida (8.0% less), Orlando, Florida (7.4% less) and Phoenix, Arizona (6.6% less).
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