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Average Insurance Adjusters and Claims Examiner’s Salary in Canada
The table below details the hourly wages for Insurance Adjusters and Claims Examiners.
The Canadian national occupation classification code (NOC) for this role is 1312.
Job titles and exact duties vary in this occupation and examples of some job titles are: insurance adjuster, wage analyst, claims investigator, loss examiner and property adjuster.
According to the latest figures, the highest hourly average (median) wages are earned in Calgary at $40.08 per hour and the lowest average (median) wages are earned in New Brunswick at $21.50 per hour.
A typical full-time annual salary for this occupation is in the region of $50,000 – $70,000.
Government data indicates that there will be enough job seekers for this profession for the near future.
Average Hourly (Median) Wages for Insurance Adjusters and Claims Examiners in Canada
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|Calgary – Alberta*(1)||19.56||40.08||77.96||2019|
|Edmonton – Alberta*||19.56||38.92||52.23||2019|
|Vancouver Island & Coast – British Columbia||14.00||31.19||41.58||2018|
|Winnipeg – Manitoba||16.50||23.85||36.55||2018|
|Fredericton / Oromocto – New Brunswick(1)||14.00||21.50||38.46||2018|
|Halifax – Nova Scotia||13.38||28.21||42.70||2018|
|Toronto – Ontario||19.23||31.28||43.42||2018|
|Ottawa – Ontario||19.32||30.77||43.59||2018|
|Hamilton / Niagara Peninsula – Ontario||19.32||30.77||43.59||2018|
|Kitchener / Waterloo / Barrie – Ontario||19.32||30.77||43.59||2018|
|Prince Edward Island||16.41||27.14||35.90||2018|
|Montreal – Quebec||20.60||23.59||31.32||2018|
|Saskatoon / Biggar – Saskatchewan||20.00||31.00||43.80||2018|
Independent adjusters require a provincial licence issued by the Superintendent of Insurance in the province or territory of employment.
The 2020 full-time average hourly wage rate for finance, insurance and related business administrative occupations, which includes insurance adjusters and claims examiners, is $29.57. The 2020 corresponding median weekly wage rate is $1,021, giving an approximate full-time annual salary for this employment group of $53,000.