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Claims Adjusters Skills

Below are the skills needed to be claims adjusters according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Skill NameImportanceCompetence
Reading Comprehension3.884.12
Writing3.883.75
Active Listening3.753.88
Critical Thinking3.754
Speaking3.753.75

Claims Adjusters Abilities

Below are the abilities needed to be claims adjusters according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Ability NameImportanceCompetence
Oral Comprehension44.25
Written Comprehension44
Deductive Reasoning3.883.75
Oral Expression3.884.12
Problem Sensitivity3.753.5

Claims Adjusters Knowledge

Below are the knowledge areas needed to be claims adjusters according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Knowledge AreaImportanceCompetence
Customer and Personal Service4.145.41
English Language4.084.25
Law and Government3.743.76
Administration and Management3.033.73
Clerical2.943.53

Claims Adjusters Work activities

Below are the work activities involved in being claims adjusters according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest).

   
Work ActivityImportanceCompetence
Getting Information4.545.1
Resolving Conflicts and Negotiating with Others4.525.55
Interacting With Computers4.513.96
Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates4.434.93
Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events4.365.19

Claims Adjusters Work styles

Below are the work styles involved in being claims adjusters according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest).

   
Work StyleImportance
Integrity4.82
Dependability4.53
Attention to Detail4.49
Stress Tolerance4.48
Self Control4.38

Metro Areas Sorted by Total Employment for
Claims Adjusters

Listed below are the 10 largest metro areas based on the total number of people employed in Claims Adjusters jobs , as of 2017

   
Metro AreaTotal EmploymentAnnual Mean Salary
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim11,810 $72,600
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington8,490 $73,230
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale8,340 $68,230
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell6,050 $67,210
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach5,470 $62,350
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater5,360 $60,970
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson4,680 $70,990
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario4,600 $44,120
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward4,370 $83,820
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue3,710 $74,410

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Total employment and salary for professions similar to claims adjusters

Source : 2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 23.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

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