Average Senior Claims Adjuster Salary

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The average salary for a Senior Claims Adjuster is $66,885.
MEDIAN $66,885
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$51k - $86k
$585 - $9k
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$258 - $8k
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$50k - $89k

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Job Description for Senior Claims Adjuster

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.
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.

Career Paths

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Popular Skills for Senior Claims Adjuster

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.
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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