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Highest Paying Cities for Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators

The top 100 highest paying cities for claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $87,150, Greenville, North Carolina is the highest paying city for claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators. It is followed by Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California (average annual salary $85,580). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [1]. For more salary information of claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Greenville, North Carolina
$87,150
30
2 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California
$85,580
80
3 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$85,530
1,820
4 Fort Smith, Oklahoma
$85,220
80
5 Greeley, Colorado
$83,830
70
6 Gary, Indiana
$83,080
70
7 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, California
$82,820
40
8 Southwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area, Oklahoma
$82,360
180
9 Fort Collins-Loveland, Colorado
$81,420
50
10 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$81,010
4,000
11 Salinas, California
$78,730
180
12 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$78,190
2,050
13 Barnstable Town, Massachusetts
$77,740
90
14 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$77,160
390
15 West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, Kentucky
$77,010
80
16 Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, Mississippi
$77,010
90
17 La Crosse, Wisconsin
$75,740
80
18 East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area, Arkansas
$75,740
30
19 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$75,320
3,990
20 Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
$75,030
40
21 Taunton-Norton-Raynham, Massachusetts
$75,010
80
22 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$75,000
3,140
23 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$74,900
800
24 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana
$74,830
1,650
25 Beaumont-Port Arthur, Texas
$74,220
90
26 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$73,890
3,390
27 Hammond nonmetropolitan area, Louisiana
$73,510
590
28 Peoria, Illinois
$73,510
90
29 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, New York
$73,360
170
30 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$73,360
3,570
31 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$73,320
10,340
32 St Cloud, Minnesota
$73,320
50
33 North Missouri nonmetropolitan area, Missouri
$73,260
80
34 Stockton, California
$73,210
250
35 Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, Mississippi
$73,200
60
36 Anchorage, Alaska
$73,070
250
37 Lynchburg, Virginia
$73,070
40
38 Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, Mississippi
$73,070
40
39 Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area, Alabama
$73,060
40
40 Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, Tennessee
$73,060
50
41 Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$73,050
50
42 Corpus Christi, Texas
$72,880
60
43 Kalamazoo-Portage, Michigan
$72,580
180
44 Burlington, North Carolina
$72,570
30
45 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$72,570
3,830
46 Southwestern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area, New Hampshire
$72,410
80
47 Atlantic City-Hammonton, New Jersey
$72,290
420
48 Colorado Springs, Colorado
$72,170
220
49 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$72,160
4,370
50 Spartanburg, South Carolina
$72,070
80
51 Tyler, Texas
$71,830
60
52 Bremerton-Silverdale, Washington
$71,780
50
53 Idaho Falls, Idaho
$71,600
40
54 Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area, Iowa
$71,580
80
55 Lake County-Kenosha County, Wisconsin
$71,490
130
56 Framingham, Massachusetts
$71,440
100
57 Reading, Pennsylvania
$71,350
400
58 Boulder, Colorado
$71,230
40
59 Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area, Iowa
$71,220
60
60 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$71,180
1,460
61 Peabody, Massachusetts
$71,160
240
62 Gulfport-Biloxi, Mississippi
$71,120
80
63 Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area, Missouri
$71,120
60
64 Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, Louisiana
$71,110
30
65 Burlington-South Burlington, Vermont
$71,110
90
66 Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$71,110
60
67 Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area, Ohio
$71,110
60
68 Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area, Alabama
$71,110
40
69 Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$71,110
40
70 Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area, West Virginia
$71,110
50
71 Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, Tennessee
$71,100
30
72 Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$71,100
90
73 Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area, Virginia
$71,100
60
74 Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area, Indiana
$71,070
40
75 Visalia-Porterville, California
$71,020
80
76 Ann Arbor, Michigan
$70,900
40
77 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$70,900
1,050
78 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$70,870
2,330
79 Vallejo-Fairfield, California
$70,810
330
80 Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$70,480
820
81 North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$70,440
80
82 Albany, Georgia
$70,360
40
83 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$70,360
7,260
84 Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, North Carolina
$70,290
50
85 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$70,280
20,590
86 Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area, Ohio
$69,860
100
87 Binghamton, New York
$69,820
390
88 Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, Virginia
$69,820
70
89 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$69,810
3,140
90 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$69,730
2,570
91 South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, Tennessee
$69,710
80
92 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$69,710
5,260
93 Pueblo, Colorado
$69,580
40
94 Wichita Falls, Texas
$69,580
50
95 Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area, South Carolina
$69,350
40
96 Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, North Carolina
$69,250
90
97 Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, Mississippi
$69,210
120
98 Other New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area, New Hampshire
$69,190
90
99 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$69,190
4,480
100 Camden, New Jersey
$69,140
1,220
See also: Highest paying industries for claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators.