Claims Manager

Advocating for your rights with expert claims management.


A Claims Manager is responsible for overseeing the processing along with handling of insurance claims within an organisation. Their role involves managing a team of claims adjusters who evaluate insurance claims, investigate accidents or incidents and negotiate settlements with claimants. They also play a critical role in developing and implementing policies along with procedures related to claims handling in order to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements as well as the guidelines of a particular  company. 

The work of a Claims Manager is often fast-paced and high-pressure requiring the ability to make quick decisions along with managing multiple priorities. The salary range for Claims Managers varies depending on the industry, experience and location but it is generally considered to be a lucrative career path with opportunities for advancement as well as higher earnings.


For Bachelor’s

  • Candidates must have passed the 10+2 examination with at least a 60% grade from a recognised education board.
  • The aspirants must pursue a Bachelor's degree in the field of business or marketing from a recognised university/college. 

 For Masters

  • The candidates are suggested to enrol for Master’s of Business Administration to learn leadership as well as management skills to become a claims manager.

Job Roles

The job roles of a claims manager are listed as given below: 

  • Wealth Manager
  • Insurance Agent
  • Operations Manager
  • Customer Service Manager
  • Insurance Sales Manager
  • Claims Adjuster
  • Claims Director

Top Recruiters

Claims Managers can be hired by a variety of organisations including small and large corporations. Among the top Claims Manager recruiters are:

  • Aditya Birla Sun Life Insurance Co.Ltd
  • TATA AIA Life Insurance Co.Ltd
  • PNB MetLife India Insurance Co.Ltd
  • Shriram Life Insurance Co.Ltd
  • SBI Life Insurance Co.Ltd
  • Kotak Mahindra Life Insurance Co.Ltd 

Employment Sector

  • Financial Services
  • Healthcare Industries
  • Insurance Firms
  • Banks


The salary of a claims manager can vary depending on a variety of factors such as the size of the organisation, location, industry and years of experience.


Level of Salary

Salary Package per Year

Starting Salary

Approx ₹4,00,000

Mid Level Salary

Approx ₹6,00,000 

Senior Level Salary

Approx ₹9, 00,000 


  • Knowledge of insurance policies and regulations
  • Analytical skills
  • Leadership and management skills
  • Communication skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Customer service skills
  • Technical skills


The career path of a Claims Manager is promising, with numerous opportunities for growth and advancement within the insurance industry. As the insurance industry grows and evolves, Claims Managers play an important role in ensuring the effective handling of insurance claims. With their expertise in claims handling and management, these managers are in high demand across various sectors including health insurance, property insurance, casualty insurance and workers' compensation. Additionally, many Claim Managers work for large insurance companies managing complex claims processes for multiple lines of business.


  • Competitive salary
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Job security
  • Challenging work
  • Flexibility


  • High-pressure environment
  • Emotional toll
  • Long hours
  • High stakes
  • Regulatory complexity