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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,050
25th Percentile Wage
$45,940
50th Percentile Wage
$66,230
75th Percentile Wage
$77,360
90th Percentile Wage
$90,410

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $90,410. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $66,230. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $35,050.

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
$66,230
11.57% 13.30%
2016
$58,570
-2.22% -
2015
$59,870
12.48% -
2014
$52,400
-13.17% -
2013
$59,300
3.17% -
2012
$57,420
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators in some South Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators in state of South Carolina ranges from $50,740 to $72,550. The highest paying area for claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators in South Carolina is Spartanburg with a median annual salary of $72,550. The second highest paying city/area in South Carolina State is Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $70,260). The lowest paying area is Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway with a median annual salary of $50,740.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Spartanburg
$72,550
Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$70,260
Florence
$68,680
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville
$68,450
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$65,240
Anderson
$65,060
Columbia
$64,220
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley
$62,710
Augusta-Richmond County
$62,230
Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$60,090
Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway
$50,740




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