Claims Adjusters

SOC Code: 13-1031

Entry Salary
Average Salary

Job Description
Claims adjusters review and process loss or damage claims made against insurance companies, analyzing the claim to determine the limit of the company's responsibility. They gather facts necessary in determining fair compensation. Methods of investigation vary with each case.

1.  Must be an adult.
2.  Must be a Wyoming resident or a resident of a state which permits residents of Wyoming to act as Adjusters in that state.
3.  Must be trustworthy and of good reputation.
4.  Must be a full-time salaried employee of a licensed adjuster, be a graduate of a recognized law school or have experience dealing with loss claims.
5.  Pass a written examination if not licensed in home state.

Professional misconduct.

School Located in Wyoming
There are no recognized insurance schools located in Wyoming.

A license is issued by the Wyoming Insurance Department.

The examination is administered by Prometric, LLC.  Examinations are held daily in Casper; Rapid City, SD; Scottsbluff, NE; and Salt Lake City, UT.  Call 1-800-864-3946 for the licensing and testing bulletin.
Examination Fee $  87.00
2-Year License $100.00

Licensing Agency
Geri Nalder, Licensing Administrator
Wyoming Insurance Department
106 East 6th Avenue
Cheyenne, Wyoming  82002
Phone: (307) 777-7344

Licensing Authority
Wyoming State Board of Insurance Agent Examiners
W.S. 26-10-101 seq.

Additional Sources of Information
Occupational Outlook Handbook:
"Adjusters, Investigators, and Collectors"

Wages Last Updated May 2008

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