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Claims adjuster salary

39 600 kr

Claims adjusters and valuers

What will be the salary after tax?

36 600 - 43 700 kr / month

Women earn 97% of what men do.

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Salary progression Claims adjuster

Average salary 39 600 kr
Males 40 200 kr
Females 39 000 kr
Profession Claims adjuster and its salary

Occupational Profile: Claims Adjuster

Claims adjusters play a central role in the insurance industry. They handle and investigate insurance claims to determine the insurance company's liability in case of damages or accidents. Their work is crucial to ensure that both the insurance company and the policyholders receive fair and accurate treatment.

Salary and Salary Development

The average salary for a claims adjuster in Sweden is 39 600 SEK, with some variation between genders where men earn an average of 40 200 SEK and women 39 000 SEK. This means that women earn 97% of what men do in the same profession. Compared to the previous year, the average salary has decreased slightly, from 39 900 SEK to 39 600 SEK.

Education and Skills Requirements

To work as a claims adjuster, a relevant university education is often required, for example in law, economics, or insurance science. Many employers also seek practical experience from the insurance industry, which may include internships or previous work at an insurance company. Continuous professional development is common in the industry to stay updated on laws and regulations.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

A claims adjuster investigates claims, assesses the extent of the damage, and ensures that the right compensation is paid out. This involves interpreting and applying insurance terms, collaborating with other experts such as doctors or craftsmen, and negotiating with policyholders and other parties. Good communication skills and the ability to make decisions under pressure are therefore important qualities.


Working as a claims adjuster can be mentally demanding as they often deal with people in difficult situations. It is important to have the ability to manage stress and to be able to interact with clients in a professional manner even under challenging circumstances. It is also important to handle and analyze large amounts of information and data.

Benefits in the Profession

Claims adjusters can often enjoy certain job-specific benefits such as paid further education and courses relevant to their role. Other benefits may include a company mobile phone or contribution to home broadband, which facilitates flexible work from different locations.

Who has the highest salary?
The highest salary for a Claims adjuster is 43700 kr. This salary belongs to a man working in the Privately employed officials with a post-secondary education, 3 years or more. The highest salary for a woman in this profession is 42800 kr.
Who has the lowest salary?
The lowest salary for a Claims adjuster is 36600 kr. This salary belongs to a woman also working in the Private sector. The lowest salary for a man in this profession is 38000 kr.
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About the data

All information displayed on this page is based on data from the Swedish Central Bureau of Statistics (SCB) and the Swedish Tax Agency. Learn more about our data and data sources here.

All figures are gross salaries, meaning salaries before tax. The average salary, or mean salary, is calculated by adding up the total salary for all individuals within the profession and dividing it by the number of individuals. For specific job categories, we have also considered various criteria such as experience and education.

Profession Claims adjuster has the SSYK code 3314, which we use to match against the SCB database to obtain the latest salary statistics.

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