Demand highest for property loss adjusters
Property loss adjusters are in demand due to:
- a strong residential construction industry
- an increase in the commercial property market
- New Zealand being prone to heavy storms and bad weather, which increase the likelihood of property damage and insurance claims.
Most insurance loss adjusters work for insurance firms
Insurance loss adjusters may work as employees or contractors for insurance companies or insurance loss adjusting firms.
According to the Census, 1,581 insurance loss adjusters worked in New Zealand in 2018.