Claims Adjusters, Examiner, and Investigators Salary Information in Alabama

The average annual and hourly salaries for claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators in the state of Alabama are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators amongst Alabama areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators in Alabama

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,170
25th Percentile Wage
$43,750
50th Percentile Wage
$61,170
75th Percentile Wage
$75,750
90th Percentile Wage
$89,100

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $89,100. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $61,170. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $35,170.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16.91
25th Percentile Wage
$21.03
50th Percentile Wage
$29.41
75th Percentile Wage
$36.42
90th Percentile Wage
$42.84

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $42.84. The median hourly salary is $29.41. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16.91.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201661,1701.88%-0.08%
201560,0202.47%-
201458,540-4.48%-
201361,160-0.10%-
201261,220--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators in Alabama Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators in some Alabama cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators in state of Alabama ranges from $44,250 to $73,060. The highest paying area for claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators in Alabama is Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $73,060. The second highest paying city/area in Alabama State is Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $71,110). The lowest paying area is Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $44,250.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$73,060
Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$71,110
Huntsville
$68,340
Dothan
$67,160
Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$65,520
Tuscaloosa
$65,180
Birmingham-Hoover
$61,260
Montgomery
$60,750
Mobile
$44,660
Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$44,250



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