Insurance Underwriter Salary Information in Florida

The average annual and hourly salaries for insurance underwriters in the state of Florida are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of insurance underwriters amongst Florida cities 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 Florida

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,140
25th Percentile Wage
$44,910
50th Percentile Wage
$59,530
75th Percentile Wage
$79,130
90th Percentile Wage
$105,470

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for insurance underwriters in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $105,470. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $59,530. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36,140.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17.38
25th Percentile Wage
$21.59
50th Percentile Wage
$28.62
75th Percentile Wage
$38.04
90th Percentile Wage
$50.70

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for insurance underwriters in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $50.70. The median hourly salary is $28.62. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17.38.

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
201659,5304.65%6.45%
201556,7600.63%-
201456,400-1.95%-
201357,5003.15%-
201255,690--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of insurance underwriters in some Florida cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of insurance underwriters in state of Florida ranges from $52,800 to $77,330. The highest paying area for insurance underwriters in Florida is Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall with a median annual salary of $77,330. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford (mean annual salary $66,820). The lowest paying area is North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota with a median annual salary of $52,800.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall
$77,330
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
$66,820
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$61,840
Jacksonville
$61,030
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach
$59,180
Tallahassee
$55,700
Lakeland-Winter Haven
$55,480
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$55,350
Gainesville
$55,040
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach
$53,490
North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota
$52,800


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