Insurance underwriters are most often employed by the Insurance carriers & related activities industry. The average yearly wage for Insurance underwriters was $74,870 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Insurance underwriters by wage are Accountants & auditors, Network & computer systems administrators, and Insurance sales agents.
Insurance underwriters are part of the Business & financial operations occupations, along with Agents & business managers of artists, performers, & athletes, Buyers & purchasing agents, farm products, Wholesale & retail buyers, except farm products, Purchasing agents, except wholesale, retail, & farm products, Claims adjusters, appraisers, examiners, & investigators, Compliance officers, Cost estimators, Human resources workers, Logisticians, Management analysts, Meeting, convention, & event planners, Fundraisers, Compensation, benefits, & job analysis specialists, Training & development specialists, Market research analysts & marketing specialists, Business operations specialists, all other, Accountants & auditors, Appraisers & assessors of real estate, Budget analysts, Credit analysts, Financial analysts, Personal financial advisors, Insurance underwriters, Financial examiners, Credit counselors & loan officers, Tax examiners & collectors, & revenue agents, Tax preparers, and Other financial specialists
The top 3 locations that employ the most Insurance underwriters are Frisco (West), The Colony & Little Elm Cities PUMA, TX, LA City (Northwest/Chatsworth & Porter Ranch) PUMA, CA, and Pottstown Borough PUMA, PA. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Insurance underwriters are Frisco (West), The Colony & Little Elm Cities PUMA, TX, Madison & Cortland Counties PUMA, NY, and LA City (Northwest/Chatsworth & Porter Ranch) PUMA, CA.