Average Senior Claims Adjuster Salary
$65,000 yearly
$31.47 hourly
Updated August 18, 2021
$42,000
10 %
$65,000
Median
$100,000
90 %
What Is The Average Senior Claims Adjuster Salary?
The average senior claims adjuster salary is $65,460 per year, or $31.47 per hour, in the United States. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $42,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $100,000. As most things go, location can be critical. New Jersey, New York, Massachusetts, California, and Maryland provide the highest senior claims adjuster salaries.
PercentileascdescAnnual SalaryascdescMonthly SalaryascdescHourly Rateascdesc
90th Percentile
$100,000
$8,333
$48
75th Percentile
$82,000
$6,833
$39
Average
$65,460
$5,455
$31
25th Percentile
$52,000
$4,333
$25
10th Percentile
$42,000
$3,500
$20

Average Senior Claims Adjuster Salary By State

The darker areas on the map show where senior claims adjusters earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

Senior Claims Adjuster average salary by State

StateascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Alabama
$50,303
$24.18
Alaska
$56,076
$26.96
Arizona
$56,277
$27.06
Arkansas
$46,938
$22.57
California
$69,464
$33.40
Colorado
$48,453
$23.29
Connecticut
$64,355
$30.94
Delaware
$64,386
$30.95
District of Columbia
$62,035
$29.82
Florida
$58,464
$28.11
Georgia
$50,491
$24.27
Hawaii
$55,333
$26.60
Idaho
$50,205
$24.14
Illinois
$53,629
$25.78
Indiana
$52,886
$25.43
Iowa
$50,176
$24.12
Kansas
$48,052
$23.10
Kentucky
$47,373
$22.78
Louisiana
$47,609
$22.89
Maine
$60,278
$28.98
Maryland
$66,449
$31.95
Massachusetts
$69,804
$33.56
Michigan
$58,343
$28.05
Minnesota
$52,682
$25.33
Mississippi
$45,147
$21.71
Missouri
$49,722
$23.90
Montana
$45,114
$21.69
Nebraska
$43,639
$20.98
Nevada
$59,805
$28.75
New Hampshire
$63,565
$30.56
New Jersey
$73,236
$35.21
New Mexico
$49,917
$24.00
New York
$71,515
$34.38
North Carolina
$52,769
$25.37
North Dakota
$58,580
$28.16
Ohio
$56,223
$27.03
Oklahoma
$50,684
$24.37
Oregon
$55,413
$26.64
Pennsylvania
$61,944
$29.78
Rhode Island
$66,033
$31.75
South Carolina
$48,484
$23.31
South Dakota
$47,821
$22.99
Tennessee
$51,017
$24.53
Texas
$64,480
$31.00
Utah
$57,085
$27.44
Vermont
$59,593
$28.65
Virginia
$56,996
$27.40
Washington
$52,915
$25.44
West Virginia
$62,523
$30.06
Wisconsin
$53,777
$25.85
Wyoming
$47,331
$22.76

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Highest Paying Cities For Senior Claims Adjuster

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CityascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Miami, FL
$58,863
$28.30

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Average Senior Claims Adjuster Salary Over Time

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Location
    YearascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc% Changeascdesc
    2021
    $65,500
    $31.47
    +1.5%
    2020
    $64,500
    $30.99
    +1.9%
    2019
    $63,300
    $30.41
    +1.1%
    2018
    $62,600
    $30.08
    +1.2%
    2017
    $61,800
    $29.71
    +1.7%

    Average JOB Salary by Field

    Insurance Examiner

    Avg. salary: $47,895

    A claims examiner is responsible for conducting a claim review of a client against a particular insurance company-usually a health and life insurance company. An examiner must review claims and then approve them, reject them, or develop a possible settlement. They need to communicate with policyholders and insurance agents to assess if all the information under the company's claims guidelines and policies are correct and accurate.
    30,069 Insurance Examiner Jobs
    Field Investigator

    Avg. salary: $24,724

    A field investigator is responsible for collecting information and evidence to support ongoing investigations of law enforcement agencies. Field investigators analyze the occurrence and connections of criminal activities by gathering related cases and coordinating with scene witnesses. They also validate the information by conducting surveillance operations and coordinating with law professionals. A field investigator may also work for private clients, updating them regularly for the progress, and informing them of additional actions as needed to solve complicated cases.
    41,876 Field Investigator Jobs
    Claim Investigator

    Avg. salary: $37,461

    Claim Investigators are professionals who are responsible for examining facts of insurance claims to determine their extent and validity to prevent any cases of fraud. These investigators must use a combination of tools such as cutting-edge software to help insurance companies to settle claims quickly by evaluating them. They are required to manage multiple cases by investigating defective products or events such as an oil spill. Claim Investigators must also prepare reports while keeping track of evidence trails.
    6,849 Claim Investigator Jobs
    Claims Representative

    Avg. salary: $37,250

    A Claims Representative is an agent who works for insurance companies in order to investigate and settle claims. The agent acts as an intermediary between customers and insurance companies by evaluating the customers' facts surrounding claims and determining whether the loss is covered or should be compensated. Such a role is important because an agent makes sure that no fraud claims are being paid out. It is also highlighted that an agent works in compliance with state regulations.
    15,116 Claims Representative Jobs
    Claims Manager

    Avg. salary: $78,416

    A claims manager is a professional who works in an insurance-based firm and is responsible for managing the insurance claims department that is composed of examiners and adjusters. Claims managers are required to maintain claim files and reviewing these files as well as communicate with customers to follow up regarding issues they face with insurance claims. They must determine who is liable for the damage if there were other parties involved. Claims managers must also include an expert to assess the amount of damage and avoid insurance fraud.
    23,965 Claims Manager Jobs
    Bodily Injury Adjuster

    Avg. salary: $50,420

    In insurance companies, a bodily injury adjuster is primarily in charge of handling insurance claims involving physical injuries. They verify the clients' identification and insurance coverage, study insurance policies, travel to meet the clients, conduct interviews with every party involved in the claim, gather statements from witnesses, collect video or photographic evidence, audit medical expenses, and coordinate with medical experts for additional insights. Through their research, they develop detailed reports and conclusions that will help the company in processing their insurance claim. Moreover, there are times when a bodily injury adjuster must attend trials and present information to the judge.
    5,518 Bodily Injury Adjuster Jobs

    Which Companies Pay Senior Claims Adjusters The Most?

    If you want to get paid the most as a senior claims adjuster, being employed by a company such as The Hanover Insurance Group or Philadelphia Insurance Companies would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Travelers Companies Foundation and PMA Companies also report highly competitive salaries for senior claims adjusters.
    Company

    Recently Added Senior Claims Adjuster Salaries

    Location
    CompanyascdescJobascdescLocationascdescDate AddedascdescSalaryascdesc
    CSAA Insurance Group, a AAA Insurer
    Telecommute-Homeowner Senior Large Loss Adjuster
    Telecommute-Homeowner Senior Large Loss Adjuster
    Phoenix, AZ
    08/31/2021
    $125,000
    08/31/2021
    USAA
    SR. Injury Adjuster (Nationwide Available)
    SR. Injury Adjuster (Nationwide Available)
    Tampa, FL
    08/30/2021
    $60,300
    08/30/2021
    Progressive
    SR Claims Adjuster-Multiline
    SR Claims Adjuster-Multiline
    Lake Havasu City, AZ
    08/28/2021
    $59,000
    08/28/2021
    Progressive
    CL Claims Adjuster SR
    CL Claims Adjuster SR
    Mobile, AL
    08/24/2021
    $84,000
    08/24/2021
    CSAA Insurance Group
    Northern California-Senior Homeowner Claims Large Loss Adjuster
    Northern California-Senior Homeowner Claims Large Loss Adjuster
    Ione, CA
    08/19/2021
    $125,000
    08/19/2021
    CSAA Insurance Group
    Northern California-Senior Homeowner Claims Large Loss Adjuster
    Northern California-Senior Homeowner Claims Large Loss Adjuster
    San Diego, CA
    08/06/2021
    $125,000
    08/06/2021
    Sedgwick
    Senior Marine Adjuster
    Senior Marine Adjuster
    Boone, CO
    08/05/2021
    $50,000
    08/05/2021
    American Family Insurance
    Senior Claim Adjuster
    Senior Claim Adjuster
    Tony, WI
    08/03/2021
    $58,400
    08/03/2021
    Progressive
    Claims Adjuster Senior-Litigation
    Claims Adjuster Senior-Litigation
    Houston, TX
    08/01/2021
    $59,000
    08/01/2021
    Progressive
    Claims Adjuster Senior-Litigation
    Claims Adjuster Senior-Litigation
    Phoenix, AZ
    07/22/2021
    $59,000
    07/22/2021

    Average Senior Claims Adjuster Salary by Demographic

    Senior Claims Adjuster Gender Pay Gap

    male-income
    Male Income
    $66,397
    female-income
    Female Income
    $62,078
    Median Senior Claims Adjuster Income by Race
    Asian senior claims adjusters have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Black or african american senior claims adjusters have the lowest average salary at $59,179.
    $72,000
    $69,000
    $66,000
    $63,000
    $60,000
    $57,000
    Unknown
    White
    Black or African American
    Asian
    Hispanic or Latino
    Ethnicityascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    Unknown$64,521
    White$64,007
    Black or African American$59,179
    Asian$69,727
    Hispanic or Latino$63,751
    Average Senior Claims Adjuster Salary by Education Level
    Senior claims adjusters with a Masters degree earn more than those without, at $81,481 annually. With a Bachelors degree, senior claims adjusters earn a median annual income of $72,691 compared to $62,078 for senior claims adjusters with an Associate degree.
    $86,000
    $81,000
    $76,000
    $71,000
    $66,000
    $61,000
    $56,000
    High School Diploma or Less
    Master's Degree
    Bachelor's Degree
    Some College/ Associate Degree
    Educationascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    High School Diploma or Less$60,496
    Master's Degree$81,481
    Bachelor's Degree$72,691
    Some College/ Associate Degree$62,078