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   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  Employment Average annual openings
  2016 estimate2026 projectionPercent change Labor force exitsOccupation transfersTotal
Alaska 240242 0.86 1319
United States 311,100306,700 -1.47,700 17,20024,450

Job outlook

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

2019 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 33.1519.7624.53 32.1139.9348.27
Alaska 34.2820.6125.68 33.7542.5850.46
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 36.6722.7228.32 35.9444.3151.11
Fairbanks North Star Borough 26.8915.8618.57 23.8035.7942.45

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
25924 9.347.5 37.1
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation36
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation23
UI claimants previously working in occupation17
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 126
Number of job position postings 7
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 18.0

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

Insurance License Preparation of Alaska   (Anchorage)
2-Hour Employment Practices Liability
4-Hour Cyber Liability Coverage
4-Hour Personal Auto Policy
8-Hour Long Term Care, Initial
Alaska Credit Class for Car Dealer Finance Departments
Alaska Independent Adjuster License
Bail Bond License
Long Term Care 4-Hour Update
Managing General Agent License
Surplus Lines
The Life and Health Class