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What Does it Take to Be a Claims Adjuster, Examiner, or Investigator?

Job Description & Duties Review settled claims to determine that payments and settlements are made in accordance with company practices and procedures. Confer with legal counsel on claims requiring litigation. May also settle insurance claims.

  • Property Damage Claims Adjustor
  • Fire Claims Adjuster
  • Workers Compensation Claims Adjuster
  • Claims Analyst
  • Independent Insurance Adjuster

What Kind of Claims Adjuster, Examiner, or Investigator Job Opportunities Are There?

In 2016, there was an estimated number of 311,100 jobs in the United States for Claims Adjuster, Examiner, or Investigator. There is little to no growth in job opportunities for Claims Adjuster, Examiner, or Investigator. The BLS estimates 24,500 yearly job openings in this field.

Forecasted Number of Jobs for Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators in U.S.

The states with the most job growth for Claims Adjuster, Examiner, or Investigator are Utah, Arizona, and Colorado. Watch out if you plan on working in Maine, District of Columbia, or Mississippi. These states have the worst job growth for this type of profession.

Claims Adjuster, Examiner, or Investigator Average Salary

Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators make between $39,620 and $98,660 a year.

Salary Ranges for Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators

Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators who work in Connecticut, Massachusetts, or New Jersey, make the highest salaries.

Below is a list of the median annual salaries for Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators in different U.S. states.

State Annual Mean Salary
Alabama $65,060
Alaska $73,370
Arizona $67,340
Arkansas $61,930
California $71,720
Colorado $72,460
Connecticut $78,590
Delaware $63,440
District of Columbia $74,210
Florida $62,840
Georgia $65,430
Hawaii $62,860
Idaho $63,020
Illinois $65,980
Indiana $63,480
Iowa $62,750
Kansas $67,570
Kentucky $55,820
Louisiana $66,440
Maine $60,980
Maryland $72,050
Massachusetts $76,150
Michigan $67,860
Minnesota $65,760
Mississippi $62,700
Missouri $66,340
Montana $55,970
Nebraska $61,050
Nevada $65,510
New Hampshire $71,190
New Jersey $74,260
New Mexico $63,890
New York $71,950
North Carolina $62,580
North Dakota $58,580
Ohio $65,890
Oklahoma $61,670
Oregon $67,750
Pennsylvania $67,730
Rhode Island $71,950
South Carolina $62,950
South Dakota $61,490
Tennessee $60,550
Texas $69,560
Utah $59,330
Vermont $66,240
Virginia $63,640
Washington $72,340
West Virginia $57,030
Wisconsin $63,420
Wyoming $65,300

Where Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators Work

Claims Adjuster, Examiner, or Investigator Sectors

Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators work in the following industries:

Claims Adjuster, Examiner, or Investigator Industries

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