Claims Adjusters, Examiner, and Investigators Salary Information in Pennsylvania

The average annual and hourly salaries for claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators in the state of Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators among Pennsylvania 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,650
25th Percentile Wage
$48,960
50th Percentile Wage
$63,630
75th Percentile Wage
$79,770
90th Percentile Wage
$95,690

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $95,690. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $63,630. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $38,650.

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
$63,630
4.60% 4.53%
2016
$60,700
1.63% -
2015
$59,710
-1.00% -
2014
$60,310
-0.40% -
2013
$60,550
-0.33% -
2012
$60,750
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators in some Pennsylvania cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators in state of Pennsylvania ranges from $36,310 to $75,160. The highest paying area for claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators in Pennsylvania is Newark-Union with a median annual salary of $75,160. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is York-Hanover (mean annual salary $72,990). The lowest paying area is Williamsport with a median annual salary of $36,310.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$75,160
York-Hanover
$72,990
Reading
$72,390
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$71,950
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$71,110
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$70,970
Philadelphia
$69,130
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$67,200
Altoona
$67,180
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$67,150
Lancaster
$65,910
State College
$65,400
Johnstown
$65,190
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$62,220
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$60,200
Pittsburgh
$58,850
Erie
$58,330
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$54,120
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$51,460
Lebanon
$49,450
Williamsport
$36,310




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