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Eastern Workforce Development Area (1Q 2017)
All Industry
Estimated employment150
Mean wage$40.86
Entry wage$31.39
10th percentile wage$27.97
50th percentile wage$39.74
90th percentile wage$54.67
Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Public Administration11071.5%
Financial Activities4027.3%
Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Financial Activities4040.73
Public Administration11039.74
Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators (13-1031)
Review settled claims to determine that payments and settlements have been made in accordance with company practices and procedures, ensuring that proper methods have been followed. Report overpayments, underpayments, and other irregularities. Confer with legal counsel on claims requiring litigation.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$39.74 $36.81  $2.93
2016$38.61+2.9%$35.76 +2.9%$2.85
2015$37.54+2.9%$34.77 +2.9%$2.77
2014$36.65+2.4%$33.95 +2.4%$2.70
2013$35.76+2.5%$33.13 +2.5%$2.64
2012$35.18+1.7%$32.59 +1.7%$2.59
2011$34.63+1.6%$32.08 +1.6%$2.55
2010$33.90+2.2%$31.40 +2.2%$2.50
2009$33.65+.7%$31.17 +.7%$2.48
2008$32.61+3.2%$30.21 +3.2%$2.40
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$39.74 $21.67  $18.07
2016$38.61+2.9%$20.98 +3.3%$17.63
2015$37.54+2.9%$20.54 +2.1%$17.00
2014$36.65+2.4%$20.10 +2.2%$16.55
2013$35.76+2.5%$19.69 +2.1%$16.07
2012$35.18+1.7%$19.36 +1.7%$15.83
2011$34.63+1.6%$19.05 +1.6%$15.58
2010$33.90+2.2%$18.73 +1.7%$15.17
2009$33.65+.7%$18.48 +1.4%$15.17
2008$32.61+3.2%$18.00 +2.6%$14.61
Note: The mid-wage is the median wage. The average wage is the mean wage. The entry-level wage is equal to the average of the lower third of reported wages for the occupation. The wage range consists of the 10th and 90th percentiles; 80% of workers earn between this wage range, 10% earn less while 10% earn more.
Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2017
Top Areas For This Occupation
Best Pay
Median Wage / Employment
North Central$33.853,400
South Central$33.14620
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
North Central$33.853,400
South Central$33.14620
Wages in other areas
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