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Insurance Examiner - Federal Salaries of 2017

Pay Rates for "Insurance Examiner"

How much does an Insurance Examiner in the federal government get paid? $110,488.44* *Based on the 2017 average.

Insurance Examiner was the 434th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2017, with 35 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2017, the Federal Emergency Management Agency hired the most employees titled Insurance Examining, with an average salary of $111,323.

Government Insurance Examining jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Insurance Examining job is GS-4, and the highest paygrade that can be attained within this job series is GS-15. Remember that the starting and maximum yearly pay listed above reflect base pay only - your actual salary will be higher based on the Locality Pay Adjustment for the area in which you work.

Job Description

This occupation includes positions the duties of which are to direct, supervise, or perform work involved in insuring persons or property, determining that adequate insurance to protect Government or private interests has been provided, settling claims arising under insurance contracts, or performing other similar insurance examining work when the duties performed are of a technical, nonclerical nature, requiring (a) knowledge of insurance principles, procedures, and/or practices; the commercial insurance market; commercial insurance operations; or similar specialized insurance knowledge, (b) knowledge of pertinent statutory or regulatory provisions; related administrative regulations, and (c) some knowledge of contract law and of other laws related to the particular kind of insurance involved but not legal training equivalent to that represented by graduation from a recognized law school.

Administrative and Management positions have a wide range of responsibilities. Management does not refer specifically to supervisors who directly manage organizations or teams. Rather jobs in this category deal with managing systems or processes such as finances, security systems, training programs, or marketing. For employees in this job category, promotions are typically given 2 grade increments at a time until GS-12 is reached.

Agencies that have hired an Insurance Examiner

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Federal Emergency Management Agency 30 $111,323.31
Ous for Science and Technology 4 $106,995.25
Department of Energy 1 $100,250.00

Insurance Examiner Pay Distribution

The average pay for an Insurance Examiner is $110,488.44. The highest paid Insurance Examiner made $162,665 in 2017.

Common Insurance Examiner Payscales

Payscale Number of Insurance Examining Employees
GS - General Schedule 34
IC - Federal Emergency Management Agency Use 1

Starting Paygrade: $26,233.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-4, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $138,572.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-15, Step 10
Category: Administrative and Management

Other Jobs at the GS-4 Paygrade

GS-4 is the starting paygrade for Insurance Examining jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the GS-4 paygrade.

Occupation Occupation Category Starting Paygrade Maximum Paygrade
Highway SafetyAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
PurchasingClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Navigational InformationAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Tax ExaminingClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Transportation Clerk and AssistantClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9

Average Insurance Examining Pay Trend from 2004 to 2017

In 2004, the average pay for an Insurance Examiner was $94,978. Since then, the average pay has increased to $110,488 in 2017.

Data Sources

The information provided on these pages is sourced from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Enterprise Human Resources Integration (EHRI) dataset. Postal Service data is managed exclusively by the USPS . All information is displayed unmodified and as provided by the source agency.

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The series code of this occupation is 1163.

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