Claims Adjusters, Examiner, and Investigators Salary Information in Illinois

The average annual and hourly salaries for claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators in the state of Illinois are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators amongst Illinois metropolitan 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,640
25th Percentile Wage
$47,800
50th Percentile Wage
$63,510
75th Percentile Wage
$81,870
90th Percentile Wage
$98,740

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $98,740. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $63,510. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $38,640.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$63,510
-2.31% 3.40%
2016
$64,980
1.23% -
2015
$64,180
0.31% -
2014
$63,980
3.06% -
2013
$62,020
1.08% -
2012
$61,350
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators in some Illinois cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators in state of Illinois ranges from $42,010 to $78,250. The highest paying area for claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators in Illinois is Champaign-Urbana with a median annual salary of $78,250. The second highest paying city/area in Illinois State is Peoria (mean annual salary $68,980). The lowest paying area is Rockford with a median annual salary of $42,010.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Champaign-Urbana
$78,250
Peoria
$68,980
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$65,130
Decatur
$64,960
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$64,620
West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$63,620
South Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$62,230
Bloomington-Normal
$61,760
Springfield
$59,310
Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$57,920
East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$51,770
Danville
$49,050
Rockford
$42,010




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