Insurance Underwriters

Insurance underwriters decide whether to provide insurance, and under what terms. They evaluate insurance applications and determine coverage amounts and premiums.

$69,760

Median US Salary

Bachelor's degree

Minimum education requirement

Outlook for Insurance Underwriters

Currently employed

89,910

In the U.S. Total

Job Growth

-5%

2016 - 2026 growth rate

Jobs added

Declining

Estimated over the next 10 years

Median Salary by State for Insurance Underwriters

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10 Highest Paying States

(Median salary)

New Jersey $83,960

District of Columbia $83,290

New York $82,450

Massachusetts $79,190

Maryland $78,680

California $77,870

Nevada $77,680

New Hampshire $77,320

South Dakota $74,910

Georgia $74,600

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Maxxing your 401k as Insurance Underwriters

All numbers based on median salary

% to Max 401k

27.2%

Per paycheck

$729.80

Bi-Weekly Pay Period

Gross Income $2,683.08
Pre Tax Retirement $729.80
Before Taxes $1,953.28
Taxes $585.98
Take Home $1,367.30

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