Claims Adjusters, Examiner, and Investigators Salary Information in Tennessee

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,490
25th Percentile Wage
$45,700
50th Percentile Wage
$60,960
75th Percentile Wage
$75,400
90th Percentile Wage
$86,920

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $86,920. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $60,960. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36,490.

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
$60,960
-2.59% 10.78%
2016
$62,540
6.40% -
2015
$58,540
4.73% -
2014
$55,770
7.82% -
2013
$51,410
-5.80% -
2012
$54,390
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators in some Tennessee cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators in state of Tennessee ranges from $47,380 to $74,270. The highest paying area for claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators in Tennessee is Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $74,270. The second highest paying city/area in Tennessee State is Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $73,240). The lowest paying area is Chattanooga with a median annual salary of $47,380.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$74,270
Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$73,240
Memphis
$70,440
South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$69,710
Jackson
$69,130
Knoxville
$66,240
North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$64,620
Clarksville
$64,230
Johnson City
$64,220
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$55,930
Chattanooga
$47,380




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