Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators (13-1031)

Occupation description:  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. Excludes Fire Inspectors and Investigators (33-2021).

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Employment and Job Openings

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 215205 -4.70 55
United States 299,700309,500 3.3980 7,4208,400

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities. Read more.


2015 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 30.9118.2122.88 30.2837.4645.29
Alaska 34.9420.9726.14 34.8543.0151.00
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 34.7721.1926.26 34.7242.8150.37

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
23915 6.348.2 36.8
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation34
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation21
UI claimants previously working in occupation12
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 115
Number of job position postings 11
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 10.5

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: High school diploma or equivalent Work experience: None On-the-job training: Long-term on-the-job training

Training Resources

 Degree
Insurance License Preparation of Alaska   (Anchorage)
Insurance - Alaska Independent Adjuster
Insurance - Bail Bond License
Insurance - Managing General Agent License
Insurance - Property/Casualty
Insurance - Surplus Lines
Insurance - The Life and Health Class