Insurance Underwriter Salary Information in Alabama

The average annual and hourly salaries for insurance underwriters in the state of Alabama are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of insurance underwriters among Alabama areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Insurance Underwriters in Alabama

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,770
25th Percentile Wage
$39,710
50th Percentile Wage
$54,070
75th Percentile Wage
$71,630
90th Percentile Wage
$86,690

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for insurance underwriters in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $86,690. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $54,070. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,770.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16.23
25th Percentile Wage
$19.09
50th Percentile Wage
$26.00
75th Percentile Wage
$34.44
90th Percentile Wage
$41.68

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for insurance underwriters in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $41.68. The median hourly salary is $26.00. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16.23.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of insurance underwriters from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201654,0708.19%13.15%
201549,640-1.65%-
201450,4603.21%-
201348,8403.85%-
201246,960--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Insurance Underwriters in Alabama Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of insurance underwriters in some Alabama cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of insurance underwriters in state of Alabama ranges from $42,920 to $57,680. The highest paying area for insurance underwriters in Alabama is Birmingham-Hoover with a median annual salary of $57,680. The second highest paying city/area in Alabama State is Montgomery (mean annual salary $57,460). The lowest paying area is Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $42,920.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Birmingham-Hoover
$57,680
Montgomery
$57,460
Mobile
$54,640
Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$42,920


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