Insurance underwriters are most often employed by the Insurance carriers industry. The average yearly wage for Insurance underwriters was $79,954 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Insurance underwriters by wage are Landscape architects, Other financial clerks, and Network and computer systems administrators.
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, and 24 more.
The top 3 locations that employ the most Insurance underwriters are McLean County PUMA, IL, Hartford County (North) PUMA, CT, and Forsyth County PUMA, GA. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Insurance underwriters are Hamilton & Fairfield Cities PUMA, OH, McLean County PUMA, IL, and Glastonbury, Newington, Wethersfield, Rocky Hill & Marlborough Towns PUMA, CT.