Information About Claims Adjusters, Examiners, And Investigators

Training Requirements for Claims Adjusters, Examiners, And Investigators

Claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators need high school diploma or equivalent.

Degrees for Claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators
Training for Claims Adjusters, Examiners, And Investigators
Percent
Less than High School 1.0
High School 15.7
Some College 25.0
Associates Degree 9.7
Bachelors Degree 39.3
Masters Degree 7.6
Doctorate or Professional Degree 1.7

Employment outlook for Claims Adjusters, Examiners, And Investigators

Represents about 299,000 people in the United States.

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 9,000 more claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 84,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators make $31.24 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators $18.05 $23.09 $30.62 $37.97 $46.04
Business and financial operations occupations $17.74 $23.78 $31.99 $43.47 $58.13
Business operations specialists $17.35 $23.27 $31.37 $42.23 $55.19
Claims adjusters, appraisers, examiners, and investigators $18.19 $23.21 $30.61 $37.96 $46.02
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators make $64,990 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators $37,540 $48,020 $63,680 $78,980 $95,760
Business and financial operations occupations $36,910 $49,460 $66,530 $90,410 $120,910
Business operations specialists $36,100 $48,400 $65,260 $87,840 $114,790
Claims adjusters, appraisers, examiners, and investigators $37,840 $48,270 $63,670 $78,950 $95,720
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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