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Insurance Appraisers, Auto Damage

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Appraise automobile or other vehicle damage to determine repair costs for insurance claim settlement. Prepare insurance forms to indicate repair cost or cost estimates and recommendations. May seek agreement with automotive repair shop on repair costs.


  • Employment is concentrated in insurance-related industries.
  • Training and entry requirements vary widely.
  • College graduates and those with related experience should have the best opportunities for most types of jobs; competition will be keen for jobs as investigators.
  • Job opportunities should be best in health insurance companies, and in regions susceptible to natural disasters.


Personality I'm organized
Salary $57,020/yr ($28.51/hr)
Job Outlook Below Average
Education Bachelors