Insurance Appraisers, Auto Damage (13-1032)

Occupation description:  Appraise automobile or other vehicle damage to determine repair costs for insurance claim settlement. Prepare insurance forms to indicate repair cost or cost estimates and recommendations. May seek agreement with automotive repair shop on repair costs.

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Employment and Job Openings

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 5456 3.70 12
United States 15,50015,400 -1.20 380380

Job outlook

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


2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 31.7020.5525.18 30.5337.7745.67

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
475 10.645.5 29.5
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation21
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation9
UI claimants previously working in occupation3
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 9
Number of job position postings 0
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 0.0

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

Education: Postsecondary non-degree award Work experience: None On-the-job training: Moderate-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