Claims Adjusters, Examiner, and Investigators Salary Information in New York

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,800
25th Percentile Wage
$51,820
50th Percentile Wage
$68,240
75th Percentile Wage
$84,690
90th Percentile Wage
$101,960

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $101,960. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $68,240. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41,800.

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
$68,240
4.84% 6.10%
2016
$64,940
0.68% -
2015
$64,500
-1.40% -
2014
$65,400
1.02% -
2013
$64,730
1.00% -
2012
$64,080
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators in some New York cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators in state of New York ranges from $45,600 to $73,360. The highest paying area for claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators in New York is Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown with a median annual salary of $73,360. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is New York-White Plains-Wayne (mean annual salary $73,320). The lowest paying area is Kingston with a median annual salary of $45,600.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$73,360
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$73,320
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$72,160
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$72,110
Binghamton
$70,750
Syracuse
$68,150
Elmira
$67,520
Glens Falls
$66,530
Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
$64,600
Rochester
$63,470
Nassau-Suffolk
$62,870
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$62,750
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$61,570
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$52,860
Utica-Rome
$48,070
Kingston
$45,600




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