Insurance adjusters and claims examiners

National Occupation Code (NOC): 1312  ยท  Browse All Occupations

Insurance adjusters investigate insurance claims and determine the amount of loss or damages covered by insurance policies. They are employed in claims departments of insurance companies or as independent adjusters. Insurance claims examiners examine claims investigated by insurance adjusters and authorize payments. They are employed at head offices or branches of insurance companies.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Adjuster
  • Adjuster - Insurance
  • Adjuster Trainee - Insurance
  • Automobile Claims Technical Adjuster
  • Casualty Insurance Adjuster
  • Claims Adjuster - Insurance
  • Claims Approver - Insurance
  • Claims Consultant
  • Claims Examiner
  • Claims Examiner - Insurance
  • Claims Investigator
  • Claims Investigator - Insurance
  • Claims Representative
  • Claims Representative - Insurance
  • Disability Claims Examiner - Insurance
  • Disaster Relief Claims Adjuster - Insurance
  • Field Adjuster - Insurance
  • Fire Insurance Adjuster
  • Freight Adjuster - Insurance
  • Group Life Claims Examiner - Insurance
  • Health And Dental Claims Examiner - Insurance
  • Insurance Adjuster
  • Insurance Inspector
  • Liability Adjuster - Insurance
  • Loss Examiner - Insurance
  • Marine Claims Adjuster - Insurance
  • Marine Insurance Adjuster
  • Medical Claims Assessor - Insurance
  • Motor Vehicle Claims Adjuster - Insurance
  • Production Examiner
  • Property Adjuster - Insurance
  • Public Adjuster - Insurance
  • Railroad Claims Adjuster - Insurance
  • Settlement Management Associate
  • Settlement Specialist
  • Staff Adjuster - Insurance
  • Telephone Adjuster - Insurance
  • Trainee Adjuster - Insurance
  • Workers' Compensation Adjuster - Insurance
  • Adjuster
  • Claims Examiner
  • Claims Representative
  • Insurance Adjuster
  • Production Examiner

Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for insurance adjusters and claims examiners.

Education Level Median Income
No certificate, diploma or degree N/A
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate $57,484
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma $37,534
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma $58,184
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level $61,326
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above $59,806
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree $58,372
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Median Income by Gender

The following table details median income by gender for insurance adjusters and claims examiners.

Gender Median Income
Male $58,372
Female $61,940
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Extracted Salary Information (11 samples)

The following salary data has been extracted from job posts indexed on this website over the last year for insurance adjusters and claims examiners.

$37,440.00
Lowest Observed
$100,000.00
Highest Observed
$63,000.00
25th Percentile
$69,494.55
Average
$71,000.00
Median
$78,000.00
75th Percentile

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Regional Employment Participation by Age Group

This chart and accompanying table outlines regional employment participation by age group for insurance adjusters and claims examiners

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 125
25 to 34 years 510
35 to 44 years 565
45 to 54 years 555
55 to 64 years 300
65 to 74 years 30
75 years and over 10
Total 2,080
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Employment Type

This chart outlines regional employment participation by employment type for insurance adjusters and claims examiners. Hover over a pie section to see the associated employment type, or refer to the table below.

Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 625
Part Time 1,520
Total 2,125
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Gender

This chart outlines regional employment participation by gender for insurance adjusters and claims examiners. Hover over a pie section to see the associated gender, or refer to the table below.

Gender Employed Individuals
Male 690
Female 1,390
Total 2,080
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Class of Worker

This chart outlines regional employment participation by class of worker for insurance adjusters and claims examiners. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 2,010
Self Employed 65
Total 2,080
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Labour Force Status

This chart outlines regional employment participation by labour force status for insurance adjusters and claims examiners. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 2,020
Unemployed 65
Total 2,080
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Education Level

This chart outlines regional employment participation by education level for insurance adjusters and claims examiners. Hover over a pie section to see the associated education level, or refer to the table below.

Education Level Individuals
No certificate, diploma or degree 0
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 365
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 70
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 700
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 70
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 930
Total 2,125
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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