Workers' Compensation Administrator I Salary in the United States

How much does a Workers' Compensation Administrator I make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Workers' Compensation Administrator I in the United States is $29 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $26 and $34. Hourly rate can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

Job Description

Administers the workers' compensation program for an organization. Implements a consistent process for recording, investigating, and reporting workers' compensation claims complying with laws and regulations. Prepares and submits required reporting and documentation to OSHA, state and local agencies, and other entities. Monitors all claims and liaises with the employees, managers, insurance representatives, union representatives, medical staff, and attorneys involved with a case. Communicates case status details and necessary information to involved parties, including notifications of hearings, outcomes, return to work, or restrictions. Performs periodic reviews of overall cases to identify trends. Maintains up-to-date knowledge of all regulations and laws for reporting workers' compensation. May coordinate or assist with safety programs focused on injury prevention or facilitate accommodations for workers. May require a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a manager. Work is closely managed. Works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)

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  1. This Job:

    Workers' Compensation Administrator I

    0 - 2 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

  2. Up a level:

    Workers' Compensation Administrator II

    2 - 4 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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