Claims Adjusters, Examiner, and Investigators Salary Information in Virginia

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,670
25th Percentile Wage
$49,370
50th Percentile Wage
$62,660
75th Percentile Wage
$77,080
90th Percentile Wage
$91,340

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators in Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $91,340. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $62,660. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41,670.

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
$62,660
2.94% 12.26%
2016
$60,820
-5.94% -
2015
$64,430
4.80% -
2014
$61,340
3.13% -
2013
$59,420
7.47% -
2012
$54,980
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators in some Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators in state of Virginia ranges from $57,260 to $72,260. The highest paying area for claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators in Virginia is Lynchburg with a median annual salary of $72,260. The second highest paying city/area in Virginia State is Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $72,250). The lowest paying area is Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News with a median annual salary of $57,260.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Lynchburg
$72,260
Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$72,250
Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$70,260
Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol
$68,230
Richmond
$64,500
Roanoke
$64,420
Northwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$63,570
Charlottesville
$63,380
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News
$57,260




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