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Auto Damage Insurance Appraises Salary Information

The salary statistics of auto damage insurance appraisers are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of auto damage insurance appraisers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The auto damage insurance appraisers annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. Auto Damage Insurance Appraises Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,740
25th Percentile Wage
$52,380
50th Percentile Wage
$63,510
75th Percentile Wage
$78,560
90th Percentile Wage
$95,000

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for auto damage insurance appraisers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) auto damage insurance appraisers is $95,000. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $63,510. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $42,740. It is noted that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 122% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of auto damage insurance appraisers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201663,510-0.80%7.72%
201564,0200.94%-
201463,4202.78%-
201361,6604.95%-
201258,610--

Table 2. Auto Damage Insurance Appraises Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of auto damage insurance appraisers in 3 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for auto damage insurance appraisers occupations is the finance and insurance sector with an annual salary $63,930. The lowest paying sector is the professional, scientific, and technical services sector (annual salary $56,320).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Finance and Insurance
$63,930
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$62,800
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$56,320

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Auto Damage Insurance Appraisers by States

From the above tables we note that not only auto damage insurance appraisers salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of auto damage insurance appraisers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $34,940 to $73,850. The highest paying state for auto damage insurance appraisers is Oregon with a median annual salary of $73,850. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $34,940. For more salary information of auto damage insurance appraisers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Oregon
$73,850
New Jersey
$73,210
Indiana
$71,400
South Carolina
$71,030
Alabama
$70,260
Colorado
$69,430
Missouri
$69,170
Arizona
$68,110
Illinois
$67,950
Nebraska
$67,740
Washington
$67,000
Kansas
$66,810
Maryland
$66,610
Utah
$66,300
Georgia
$66,280
Pennsylvania
$65,750
Virginia
$65,050
North Carolina
$64,950
Wisconsin
$64,790
Connecticut
$64,280
Minnesota
$63,450
Mississippi
$63,160
New York
$63,040
Ohio
$62,340
California
$62,170
Louisiana
$62,160
Massachusetts
$62,010
Tennessee
$61,540
New Hampshire
$60,160
Florida
$59,930
Texas
$58,030
Arkansas
$55,130
Nevada
$51,230
New Mexico
$48,640
South Dakota
$45,980
Puerto Rico
$34,940


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