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Insurance Attorney Salary

$123,605 (USD)

Average Salary

$59/hr

Average Hourly

$7,021

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 10, 2019

The average pay for an Insurance Attorney is $123,605 a year and $59 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Insurance Attorney is between $85,884 and $153,787. On average, a Doctorate Degree is the highest level of education for an Insurance Attorney. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Advises management of insurance company on legality of insurance transactions: studies court decisions, and recommends changes in wording of insurance policies to conform with law or to protect company from unwarranted claims.
  • Advises claims department personnel of legality of claims filed on company to ensure against undue payments.
  • Advises personnel engaged in drawing up of legal documents, such as insurance contracts and release papers.
  • May specialize in one phase of legal work, such as claims or contracts.
Insurance Attorney Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Lawyers

Job family population: 642,750

Estimated population of Insurance Attorney jobs: 43,186

Rate of error: 0.6%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$143,292
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Insurance Attorney Job Listings for United States

Associate Attorney - Insurance Law
Nov 27
Newport Beach, CA, USA
Smith Smith & Feeley LLP
We are seeking an attorney with 3-5 years' civil litigation experience . A background in insurance law is helpful, but not required. The successful applicant must be a self-starter and must have top ...
Attorney II
Nov 7
us
Mercury Insurance
Mercury Insurance is currently seeking an Attorney II to join our team in Oakland, CA! Mercury was recently named one of 'America's Best Employers' by Forbes magazine for the third consecutive year
Attorney - Insurance Coverage and Commercial Litigation
Nov 12
Los Angeles, United States
Jobot
In the area of insurance coverage, our firm has vigorously represented our insurance clients and shaped the state appellate law in this field! If you are an experienced Attorney with an expertise in ...
High Exposure Trial Attorney
Nov 22
Woodland Hills, CA, USA
Farmers Insurance
Farmers Insurance also offers extensive training opportunities through the award winning University ... Job Summary High Exposure Attorneys are the highest form of in-house trial attorneys with extensive ...
INSURANCE COVERAGE LITIGATION ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY
Nov 27
San Francisco, United States
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
... attorney with a minimum of 4 to 6 years experience handling litigation relating to insurance coverage matters, including litigating coverage actions. The ideal candidate possesses the following ...

The average pay for an Insurance Attorney is $123,605 a year and $59 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Insurance Attorney is between $85,884 and $153,787. On average, a Doctorate Degree is the highest level of education for an Insurance Attorney. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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