Claims Adjuster Career Guide
Claims Adjuster Career Ratings
Real-Life Claims Adjuster Job Profiles
|ID||Job Title||Gender||Age||Earnings||City & State||Date|
|33990||Worker'S Compensation Claims Adjuster||Female||35||$53,000||Pasadena, CA||01/01/2010|
|33917||Adjustor||Male||34||$57,000||Lees Summit, NY||01/01/2010|
|33707||Claims Processor||Male||23||$67,345||Florham Park, NJ||01/01/2010|
|33578||Claims Analyst||Female||33||$42,000||Central Point, OR||01/01/2010|
|33455||Senior Claims Adjuster||Male||30||$50,000||College Point, NY||01/01/2010|
For individuals who enjoy a range of duties inside and outside an office environment, becoming a claims adjuster might be a good career. Like a good detective, claims adjusters investigate the situation surrounding an insurance claim. From verifying insurance coverage to gaining information about the circumstances involved with the insurance claim, each case is as unique as the people and property concerned.
Claims adjusters can work directly for an insurance company or as an independent contractor for several insurance companies. They can work on property claims when there is damage to buildings or structures or liability claims when personal injury is involved or other types of claims involving professional liabilities. Work-related issues are also an area for claims adjuster to work. Catastrophe adjusters work directly in the field on a given case when major natural events affect an area.
To become a claims adjuster, most major insurance companies choose candidates with a bachelor?s college degree in a business-related field. As an alternate route, you can start in an entry-level position in a claims department with a high school diploma. Many states require certification to become a claims adjuster with continuing education courses taken yearly.
If you would like to learn about life as an insurance adjuster, look at our real-world career profiles below. We have interviewed professional insurance adjusters to provide you with information on the training required and what a typical workday in the life of a claims adjuster looks like. You can also learn about career paths and salaries.
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