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 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 Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,770
25th Percentile Wage
$52,650
50th Percentile Wage
$67,510
75th Percentile Wage
$80,170
90th Percentile Wage
$99,050

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 $99,050. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $67,510. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $42,770.

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
$67,510
0.90% 11.18%
2016
$66,900
4.19% -
2015
$64,100
1.83% -
2014
$62,930
3.61% -
2013
$60,660
1.15% -
2012
$59,960
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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 $33,140 to $76,270. The highest paying area for claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators in Texas is Beaumont-Port Arthur with a median annual salary of $76,270. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Corpus Christi (mean annual salary $74,280). The lowest paying area is Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $33,140.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$76,270
Corpus Christi
$74,280
Tyler
$72,790
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$72,250
Abilene
$72,250
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$72,240
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$72,070
Laredo
$71,160
Texarkana-Texarkana
$70,260
Wichita Falls
$69,580
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$69,200
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$68,720
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$68,320
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$68,240
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$68,230
Waco
$67,720
Lubbock
$66,310
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$66,000
El Paso
$65,820
Fort Worth-Arlington
$64,840
Midland
$64,420
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$62,770
College Station-Bryan
$61,840
Brownsville-Harlingen
$59,670
Amarillo
$56,990
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$53,470
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$33,140




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