Claims Adjusters, Examiner, and Investigators Salary Information in Ohio

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,970
25th Percentile Wage
$49,730
50th Percentile Wage
$64,390
75th Percentile Wage
$79,440
90th Percentile Wage
$95,950

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators in Ohio in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $95,950. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $64,390. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $39,970.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19.22
25th Percentile Wage
$23.91
50th Percentile Wage
$30.96
75th Percentile Wage
$38.19
90th Percentile Wage
$46.13

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators in Ohio in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $46.13. The median hourly salary is $30.96. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19.22.

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
201664,3903.56%12.49%
201562,1000.37%-
201461,8705.82%-
201358,2703.30%-
201256,350--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators in some Ohio cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators in state of Ohio ranges from $52,950 to $71,110. The highest paying area for claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators in Ohio is Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $71,110. The second highest paying city/area in Ohio State is Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $69,860). The lowest paying area is Dayton with a median annual salary of $52,950.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$71,110
Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$69,860
Eastern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$67,760
Lima
$67,150
Columbus
$66,370
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor
$65,940
Canton-Massillon
$64,980
Cincinnati-Middletown
$62,830
Akron
$58,490
Toledo
$53,890
Dayton
$52,950


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