Sample Auto Insurance Appraiser Resume

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Jessie Shields
4802 Court Street
Wentzville, MO 63385

Job Objective A highly qualified Auto Insurance Appraiser seeking a job within your organization.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Huge experience in estimating auto insurance appraisals
  • Sound knowledge of vehicle inspection and repair procedures
  • Exceptional knowledge of automobile components
  • Proficient with insurance regulations
  • Skilled in negotiating claim settlements
  • Immense ability to perform field inspections
  • Amazing ability to make complex appraisals for vehicle damages
  • Outstanding ability to maintain positive working relationship with Claimants, Attorneys and Insurance companies.

Professional Experience:

Auto Insurance Appraiser
Mercury Insurance Group, Wentzville, MO
August 2007 – Present


  • Evaluated degree of vehicle damage for first and third party claims.
  • Estimated damage appraisals based on current market values.
  • Performed claim negotiations with related parties.
  • Developed summary reports of vehicle conditions and damages.
  • Performed re-inspection to confirm repairs.
  • Approved supplemental repairs as needed.
  • Travelled to vehicle locations and took photos of damages.
  • Analyzed cash value of vehicles and determined a fair settlement for total losses.

Auto Insurance Appraiser
Kemper Services Group, Wentzville, MO
May 2004 – July 2007


  • Analyzed damaged vehicles to determine body, electrical and mechanical damages.
  • Estimated labor and parts costs using automotive repair knowledge.
  • Reviewed repair cost estimates with shop to reach a settlement.
  • Contacted another appraiser to have damages appraised in order to resolve disagreements on repair cost with shop.
  • Prepared insurance forms indicating cost estimates.
  • Obtained salvage value on total loss vehicle.


Associate Degree in Finance
Northwestern Connecticut Community College, Winsted, CT

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