Claims Adjusters, Examiner, and Investigators Salary Information in Kentucky

The average annual and hourly salaries for claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators in the state of Kentucky are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators among Kentucky 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 Kentucky

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,610
25th Percentile Wage
$39,570
50th Percentile Wage
$50,720
75th Percentile Wage
$69,980
90th Percentile Wage
$81,790

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators in Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $81,790. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $50,720. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,610.

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
$50,720
1.24% -16.29%
2016
$50,090
-13.14% -
2015
$56,670
-3.34% -
2014
$58,560
0.96% -
2013
$58,000
-1.69% -
2012
$58,980
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators in some Kentucky cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators in state of Kentucky ranges from $47,710 to $76,250. The highest paying area for claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators in Kentucky is East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $76,250. The second highest paying city/area in Kentucky State is West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $72,260). The lowest paying area is Louisville-Jefferson County with a median annual salary of $47,710.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$76,250
West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$72,260
Lexington-Fayette
$68,470
Evansville
$68,230
West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$64,630
Bowling Green
$63,460
Elizabethtown
$62,480
South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$60,210
Owensboro
$53,750
Louisville-Jefferson County
$47,710




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