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 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40,780
25th Percentile Wage
$49,870
50th Percentile Wage
$64,940
75th Percentile Wage
$81,680
90th Percentile Wage
$99,090

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 $99,090. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $64,940. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $40,780.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19.61
25th Percentile Wage
$23.97
50th Percentile Wage
$31.22
75th Percentile Wage
$39.27
90th Percentile Wage
$47.64

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $47.64. The median hourly salary is $31.22. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19.61.

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
201664,9400.68%1.32%
201564,500-1.40%-
201465,4001.02%-
201364,7301.00%-
201264,080--

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 $41,760 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 $41,760.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$73,360
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$73,320
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$71,100
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$70,280
Binghamton
$69,820
Syracuse
$66,230
Nassau-Suffolk
$62,850
Rochester
$62,280
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$60,520
Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
$59,250
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$56,940
Utica-Rome
$46,110
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$41,820
Kingston
$41,760


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