Is it better to be a independent adjuster or work for a company?
I would like to become a claims adjuster but I dont know if it would be better to go the independent adjust route or try to get on the a company. does anyone know?
Asked By: CAL - 4/11/2007
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I have worked for many insurance companies as an adjuster and manager. I started in the adjusting business working for my fathers independent adjusting company. I now own my independent adjusting company. Let me throw in my 2 cents worth here... More
Answered By: fightingsaints - 4/12/2007
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A lot of people like the freedom and typically higher hourly rate of being an independent contractor. Others prefer the security of being an employee (always have work, and if work runs out, an employee is eligible for unemployment), and enjoy having somebody pay their benefits costs for them. This is a personal... More
Answered By: Retired bookworm - 4/11/2007
It's easier to be an independent - because you can control your workload better. But it's really really hard as an independent to get enough work to keep the rent paid... More
Answered By: mbrcatz17 - 4/12/2007
There are pros and cons to both. As an independent you are in control of your workload and hours. You can end up making a lot of money during natural disasters such as hurricanes. You also might have to cover a much larger territory than a company adjuster would. The hardest part will be to find companies that will... More
Answered By: Paul K - 4/12/2007
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