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Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators

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.   (O'Net 13-1031.00)

 
Reported job titles:   Claims Analyst, Fire Claims Adjuster, Health Claims Examiner, Health Insurance Adjuster, Independent Insurance Adjuster, Medical Claims Analyst   (view all job titles)
 
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     Location Pay
    Period
    2016
    Percentile Wages Average
    Wage
    10% 25% 50%
    Median
    75% 90%
     Vermont Hourly $ 20.08   $ 25.43   $ 32.28   $ 37.20   $ 44.39   $ 31.94  
    Yearly $41,760   $52,900   $67,150   $77,370   $92,330   $66,440  
     
     Burlington-South Burlington, VT Metropolitan NECTA Hourly $ 21.01   $ 27.00   $ 34.19   $ 40.21   $ 48.66   $ 34.30  
    Yearly $43,710   $56,160   $71,110   $83,640   $101,200   $71,340  
     
     Northern Vermont Balance of State Hourly $ 19.25   $ 24.97   $ 30.01   $ 35.75   $ 40.60   $ 30.15  
    Yearly $40,030   $51,940   $62,430   $74,350   $84,450   $62,720  
     
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    source: Occupational Employment Statistics, Vermont Labor Market Information, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, released April 2017.
     


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    Location Employment Annual % change
    (compounded)
    Annual job openings
    (due to growth and
    net replacements)
    2014 2024
    Vermont 301 318 0.6% 10
    source: Employment Projections, Vermont Economic & Labor Market Information, in cooperation with U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, statewide estimates released July 2016.
     


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    Industry Percent of Total
    2014
    Insurance carriers and related activities 71.1%
    Federal government, all industries 15.6%
    State government, excluding education and hospitals 3.4%
    Management of companies and enterprises 2.7%
    Self-employed workers, all industries 1.8%
    source: Employment Projections, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, National Employment Matrix, released July 2016.
     


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    License Name Licensing Agency
    Insurance Adjuster Vermont Department of Finanical Regulation
    Insurance Division - Producer Licensing
     
    source: Vermont Department of Labor, Licensed & Certified Occupations in Vermont, 2015.
     


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