Information About Claims Adjusters, Examiners, And Investigators

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Training

Claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators need long-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators
Training for Claims Adjusters, Examiners, And Investigators
Percent
Less than High School 1.3
High School 17.9
Some College 25.9
Associates Degree 10.7
Bachelors Degree 38.5
Masters Degree 4.6
Doctorate or Professional Degree 1.2

Employment

Represents about 294,000 people in the United States- 1.6% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 20,000 more claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 95,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators make $29.38 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators $17.40 $21.80 $28.50 $35.60 $43.00
Business and financial operations occupations $16.70 $21.90 $29.60 $40.10 $52.90
National Average $8.65 $10.70 $16.50 $26.60 $41.00

Annual Salaries

On average, claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators make $61,110 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators $36,310 $45,390 $59,320 $74,210 $89,590
Business and financial operations occupations $34,770 $45,750 $61,700 $83,450 $110,040
National Average $18,000 $22,380 $34,460 $55,470 $85,280

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

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