Claims Examiners, Property and Casualty Insurance

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What do they do?

Review settled insurance claims to determine that payments and settlements have been made in accordance with company practices and procedures. Report overpayments, underpayments, and other irregularities. Confer with legal counsel on claims requiring litigation.

Also known as:

Casualty Claims Supervisor, Claims Account Manager, Claims Account Specialist, Claims Adjuster, Claims Analyst, Claims Auditor, Claims Director, Claims Examiner, Claims Manager, Claims Representative, Claims Specialist, Claims Supervisor, Claims Vice President, Corporate Claims Examiner, Customer Care Specialist, Executive Relations Specialist, Home Office Claim Specialist, Home Office Claims Examiner, Liability Claims Examiner, Liability Claims Manager, Liability Claims Representative, Litigation Examiner, Property Damage Claims Adjustor, Reinsurance Claim Analyst, Worker's Compensation Claims Examiner, Workers Compensation Claims Examiner

Typical Wages

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Projected Growth Rate

Employment of Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators is projected to show little or no change from 2018 to 2028.

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Projected Employment

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Projected Employment Rankings For Virginia:

  • 0.6%

    Percent Change

    Ranks #22 in job growth rate
  • 470

    Annual Projected Job Openings

    Ranks #19 in net job growth
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Education Level

  • Doctorate or Professional Degree (1.9%)
  • Master's degree (6.9%)
  • Bachelor's degree (39.3%)
  • Associate's degree (12.1%)
  • Some college, no degree (24.9%)
  • High school diploma equivalent (13.7%)
  • Less than high school diploma (1.1%)

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Skills

People in this career often have these skills:

  • Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Negotiation - Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences.
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Knowledge

People in this career often know a lot about:

  • Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • Law and Government - Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the democratic political process.
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Abilities

People in this career often have talent in:

  • Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Written Comprehension - The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
  • Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
  • Deductive Reasoning - The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
  • Problem Sensitivity - The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
  • Written Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
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Activities: what you might do in a day

People in this career often do these activities:

  • Investigate legal issues.
  • Negotiate agreements to resolve disputes.
  • Supervise employees.
  • Implement financial decisions.
  • Advise others on financial matters.
  • Pay charges, fees, or taxes.
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