Claims Adjusters, Examiner, and Investigators Salary Information in Wisconsin

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37,650
25th Percentile Wage
$46,780
50th Percentile Wage
$61,410
75th Percentile Wage
$76,970
90th Percentile Wage
$92,110

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $92,110. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $61,410. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $37,650.

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
$61,410
3.97% 12.33%
2016
$58,970
-2.02% -
2015
$60,160
5.55% -
2014
$56,820
0.97% -
2013
$56,270
4.32% -
2012
$53,840
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators in some Wisconsin cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators in state of Wisconsin ranges from $41,070 to $69,910. The highest paying area for claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators in Wisconsin is Oshkosh-Neenah with a median annual salary of $69,910. The second highest paying city/area in Wisconsin State is Sheboygan (mean annual salary $69,560). The lowest paying area is Eau Claire with a median annual salary of $41,070.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Oshkosh-Neenah
$69,910
Sheboygan
$69,560
Wausau
$68,740
Fond du Lac
$68,230
Lake County-Kenosha County
$68,060
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$66,480
Racine
$65,420
South Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$61,350
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$60,390
Madison
$59,730
Janesville
$58,130
Duluth
$56,540
Appleton
$54,810
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$54,750
La Crosse
$51,300
Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$50,970
Green Bay
$47,590
Eau Claire
$41,070




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