Claims Adjusters, Appraisers, Examiner, and Investigators Salary in Sector of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Claims Adjusters, Appraisers, Examiners, and Investigators

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,050
25th Percentile Wage
$37,390
50th Percentile Wage
$51,640
75th Percentile Wage
$73,150
90th Percentile Wage
$96,130

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for claims adjusters, appraisers, examiners, and investigators in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services. 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, appraisers, examiners, and investigators is $96,130. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $51,640. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid claims adjusters, appraisers, examiners, and investigators is $31,050.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of claims adjusters, appraisers, examiners, and investigators in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$51,640
-8.56% -1.37%
2016
$56,060
2.07% -
2015
$54,900
-1.55% -
2014
$55,750
2.92% -
2013
$54,120
3.27% -
2012
$52,350
- -

Compare Claims Adjusters, Appraisers, Examiner, and Investigators Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of claims adjusters, appraisers, examiners, and investigators in seven industries in the professional, scientific, and technical services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for claims adjusters, appraisers, examiner, and investigators occupations is the architectural, engineering, and related services industry with an annual salary $76,150. The lowest paying industry is the accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping, and payroll services industry (annual salary $39,120). For detailed claims adjusters, appraisers, examiner, and investigators salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$76,150
Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$58,990
Legal Services
$56,980
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$56,650
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$51,640
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$48,800
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services
$39,120

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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