Claims Adjusters, Examiner, and Investigators Salary in Sector of Finance and Insurance

The salary statistics of claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators in the industry sector of finance and insurance are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare claims adjusters, examiner, and investigators salaries in different industries within the finance and insurance sector.

Average Annual Salary of Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,950
25th Percentile Wage
$48,380
50th Percentile Wage
$63,240
75th Percentile Wage
$79,480
90th Percentile Wage
$98,000

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators in the industry sector of finance and insurance. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators is $98,000. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $63,240. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators is $38,950.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators in the industry sector of finance and insurance from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$63,240
2.17% 8.68%
2016
$61,870
1.52% -
2015
$60,930
1.62% -
2014
$59,940
1.90% -
2013
$58,800
1.79% -
2012
$57,750
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Compare Claims Adjusters, Examiner, and Investigators Salary in Different Industries within the Finance and Insurance Sector

The average salaries of claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators in 19 industries in the finance and insurance sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for claims adjusters, examiner, and investigators occupations is the other nondepository credit intermediation industry with an annual salary $78,770. The lowest paying industry is the other investment pools and funds industry (annual salary $38,710). For detailed claims adjusters, examiner, and investigators salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Other Nondepository Credit Intermediation
$78,770
Nondepository Credit Intermediation
$77,520
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities
$68,770
Insurance and Employee Benefit Funds
$67,580
Funds, Trusts, and Other Financial Vehicles
$66,810
Insurance Agencies and Brokerages
$66,520
Direct Insurance (except Life, Health, and Medical) Carriers
$64,810
Other Financial Investment Activities
$64,620
Insurance Carriers
$63,600
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities
$63,230
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities
$62,590
Other Insurance Related Activities
$60,890
Direct Health and Medical Insurance Carriers
$59,600
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities
$57,800
Activities Related to Credit Intermediation
$56,520
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage
$55,410
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities
$49,280
Depository Credit Intermediation
$44,380
Other Investment Pools and Funds
$38,710

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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