Claims Adjusters, Examiner, and Investigators Salary Information in Louisiana

The average annual and hourly salaries for claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators in the state of Louisiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators among Louisiana 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40,010
25th Percentile Wage
$56,740
50th Percentile Wage
$71,040
75th Percentile Wage
$87,900
90th Percentile Wage
$107,420

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators in Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $107,420. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $71,040. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $40,010.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19.23
25th Percentile Wage
$27.28
50th Percentile Wage
$34.15
75th Percentile Wage
$42.26
90th Percentile Wage
$51.64

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators in Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $51.64. The median hourly salary is $34.15. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19.23.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201671,0406.05%14.85%
201566,7404.44%-
201463,7805.83%-
201360,060-0.72%-
201260,490--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators in some Louisiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators in state of Louisiana ranges from $50,250 to $74,830. The highest paying area for claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators in Louisiana is New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner with a median annual salary of $74,830. The second highest paying city/area in Louisiana State is Hammond nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $73,510). The lowest paying area is Alexandria with a median annual salary of $50,250.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner
$74,830
Hammond nonmetropolitan area
$73,510
Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux
$71,110
Lake Charles
$67,680
Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area
$67,600
Lafayette
$67,160
Shreveport-Bossier City
$67,160
Monroe
$66,880
Baton Rouge
$63,740
Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area
$61,850
Alexandria
$50,250


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