Claims Adjusters, Examiner, and Investigators Salary Information in North Carolina

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,530
25th Percentile Wage
$47,790
50th Percentile Wage
$61,390
75th Percentile Wage
$75,680
90th Percentile Wage
$90,230

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators in North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $90,230. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $61,390. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $39,530.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19.00
25th Percentile Wage
$22.98
50th Percentile Wage
$29.51
75th Percentile Wage
$36.39
90th Percentile Wage
$43.38

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators in North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $43.38. The median hourly salary is $29.51. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19.00.

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
201661,3900.49%3.76%
201561,090-0.67%-
201461,5003.90%-
201359,1000.03%-
201259,080--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators in some North Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators in state of North Carolina ranges from $49,760 to $87,150. The highest paying area for claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators in North Carolina is Greenville with a median annual salary of $87,150. The second highest paying city/area in North Carolina State is Burlington (mean annual salary $72,570). The lowest paying area is Greensboro-High Point with a median annual salary of $49,760.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Greenville
$87,150
Burlington
$72,570
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton
$70,290
Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$69,250
Fayetteville
$68,980
Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$67,660
Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$66,160
Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$62,480
Raleigh-Cary
$60,170
Wilmington
$59,150
Asheville
$58,810
Durham-Chapel Hill
$55,930
Winston-Salem
$55,710
Greensboro-High Point
$49,760



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