Claims Adjusters, Examiner, and Investigators Salary Information in Texas

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,690
25th Percentile Wage
$51,200
50th Percentile Wage
$66,900
75th Percentile Wage
$80,490
90th Percentile Wage
$101,140

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $101,140. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $66,900. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41,690.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20.04
25th Percentile Wage
$24.62
50th Percentile Wage
$32.15
75th Percentile Wage
$38.70
90th Percentile Wage
$48.62

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $48.62. The median hourly salary is $32.15. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20.04.

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
201666,9004.19%10.37%
201564,1001.83%-
201462,9303.61%-
201360,6601.15%-
201259,960--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators in state of Texas ranges from $46,450 to $75,000. The highest paying area for claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators in Texas is Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown with a median annual salary of $75,000. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Beaumont-Port Arthur (mean annual salary $74,220). The lowest paying area is Brownsville-Harlingen with a median annual salary of $46,450.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$75,000
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$74,220
Corpus Christi
$72,880
Tyler
$71,830
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$71,110
Fort Worth-Arlington
$70,480
Wichita Falls
$69,580
Texarkana-Texarkana
$69,130
Lubbock
$67,650
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$66,860
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$66,100
Waco
$66,010
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$64,430
Midland
$64,420
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$63,890
El Paso
$63,210
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$62,770
College Station-Bryan
$61,840
Amarillo
$61,270
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$55,260
Brownsville-Harlingen
$46,450


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