Insurance Underwriter Salary Information in Colorado

The average annual and hourly salaries for insurance underwriters in the state of Colorado are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of insurance underwriters among Colorado metropolitan 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$47,840
25th Percentile Wage
$58,170
50th Percentile Wage
$73,960
75th Percentile Wage
$97,350
90th Percentile Wage
$121,230

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for insurance underwriters in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $121,230. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $73,960. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $47,840.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of insurance underwriters from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$73,960
2.73% 9.87%
2016
$71,940
2.63% -
2015
$70,050
3.15% -
2014
$67,840
-2.11% -
2013
$69,270
3.77% -
2012
$66,660
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of insurance underwriters in some Colorado cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of insurance underwriters in state of Colorado ranges from $49,910 to $76,790. The highest paying area for insurance underwriters in Colorado is Denver-Aurora-Broomfield with a median annual salary of $76,790. The second highest paying city/area in Colorado State is Greeley (mean annual salary $59,690). The lowest paying area is Colorado Springs with a median annual salary of $49,910.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$76,790
Greeley
$59,690
Colorado Springs
$49,910




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