Frequently Asked Questions

What other costs will I have in getting my Texas Adjusters License?

There is a $50 fee paid to the state with all applications.  You will also need to obtain your fingerprints to submit with your application.  Fingerprinting usually runs around $45.

What are the requirements to become a licensed adjuster?

  • Must be 18 years of age or older

  • As for experience, there are no requirements.

  • You do not need a college degree.

How much money does an insurance claims adjuster make?

As an adjuster, there are typically two types of compensation:

 

Fee schedule – Each insurance company has their own fee schedule, but most pay on average of $400-$600 per claim.  The average adjuster usually can handle between 3-5 claims per day, while the more efficient adjusters can handle more.  You will typically be paid on a fee schedule during the initial 2-3 months on a Catastrophe assignment.

 

Daily Rate – Each insurance company has their own daily rate schedule, most pay around $600/day.  One of the great things about being a Catastrophe Adjuster is that you can work whenever you want to work.  Some adjusters work during the fall, while others work only in the summer.  Some choose to work 3-4 months a year, while others work 4-6 months.  Some choose to work year round also.

 

Will I need a laptop for the Adjuster Pre-Licensing Course?

No, laptop is NOT REQUIRED, just bring some paper to take notes with.

Will I need a laptop for the Xactimate Training?

Yes, you will need your own laptop in our Xactimate Training.  We provide the software.  We recommend that you use a mouse with your laptop because you will be able to Sketch Rooms and

Roofs easier with a mouse. 

 

Your laptop should meet the following Operating Systems:

PC Users:​

  • Windows XP Service Pack 3

  • Windows Vista 32-bit

  • Windows Vista 64-bit (Business or Ultimate)

  • Windows 7 32-bit

  • Windows 7 64-bit

  • Windows 8

  • Windows 10

Mac Users: 

  • Contact Xactware Sales at 800-424-9228 during there business hours to receive a demo of Xactimate online.

 

Technical Specifications:
Xactimate 28 can also be used on any Desktop, Laptop, Tablet PC, Convertible, or Netbook that supports these system requirements.

Important: We will include a download link with the Estimate Training class. Be sure to download the Xactimate software a few days before you arrive to class.

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