Workers' Compensation Administrator Salary

For Workers' Compensation Administrators, yearly average wages total $53K annually. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Workers' Compensation Administrators. The vast majority (87 percent) of Workers' Compensation Administrators who took the survey are female. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$41,372 - $83,802
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$57K
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MEDIAN: $56,685
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$14.02 - $27.15
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$0$83K
Salary $41,372 - $83,802
Bonus $0.00 - $8,000
Profit Sharing $700
Total Pay (?
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$33,280 - $79,698
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 210
Hourly Data $0$35
Hourly Rate $14.02 - $27.15
Overtime $16.43 - $35.27
Annual Data $0$79K
Bonus $0.00 - $8,000
Profit Sharing $700
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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$33,280 - $79,698
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 122

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Job Description for Workers' Compensation Administrator

A workers' compensation administrator is responsible for overseeing workers' compensation claims and determining if the claims are valid. These administrators are also in charge of facilitating back-to-work programs that assist prospective employees and prove cost effective for their organization. They also help in finding modified-duty assignments for employees, as well as track employees' progress in those assignments. Additionally, workers' compensation administrators oversee preventative safety programs, work with management to develop relevant policies as needed, and perform other human resources duties as required. They must also stay up to date on all relevant rules and regulations at the state, federal, and company levels.

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Workers' Compensation Administrator Tasks

  • Develop, coordinate, implement and administer work procedures and policies for workers' compensation claims.
  • Track and review workers compensation claims to ensure they are in compliance with corporate policies and procedures, and regulatory reporting.
  • Maintain, monitor and report on claims files and documentation.
  • Coordinate and monitor eligible claims with TPA and insurers.

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Popular Skills for Workers' Compensation Administrator


Workers' Compensation Administrators report using a wide range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Case Management, Insurance, Benefits & Compensation, and Claim Handling are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Safety Compliance, Windows Operating System General Use, and Microsoft Excel. Most people skilled in Microsoft Excel are similarly competent in Benefits & Compensation and Windows Operating System General Use.

Pay by Experience Level for Workers' Compensation Administrator

Pay by Experience for a Workers' Compensation Administrator has a positive trend. An entry-level Workers' Compensation Administrator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 126 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Workers' Compensation Administrator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 68 salaries. An experienced Workers' Compensation Administrator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 86 salaries. A Workers' Compensation Administrator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 40 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $50,004

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

Workers' Compensation Administrators will find that Minneapolis offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 45 percent. Workers' Compensation Administrators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+29 percent), Chicago (+20 percent), Los Angeles (+19 percent), and Portland (+14 percent). Workers' Compensation Administrators in Charlotte take home the lowest salaries, earning a whopping 28 percent less than the national average.

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Q: What is it like working as a Workers' Compensation Administrator?

Workers' Compensation Administrator in Los Angeles:
Pros: Independence to work.
Cons: No authority given.

Workers' Compensation Administrator in Los Angeles:
Pros: Independence to work.
Cons: No authority given.

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Key Stats for Workers' Compensation Administrator

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 56 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Workers' Compensation Administrator Salaries

▲24%

▲8%

▼0%

National Average
$50,000

▼21%

Skills That Affect Workers' Compensation Administrator Salaries

Case Management
▲1%

National Average
$50,000

Insurance
▼2%






Safety Compliance
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 56 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 12%
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