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Highest Paying Cities for Insurance Underwriters

The top 100 highest paying cities for insurance underwriters (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of insurance underwriters in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $94,680, Huntsville, Alabama is the highest paying city for insurance underwriters. It is followed by Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut (average annual salary $93,090). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of insurance underwriters in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Insurance Underwriters

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Huntsville, Alabama
$94,680
n/a
2 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$93,090
300
3 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$90,730
5,620
4 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$90,230
840
5 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$89,270
4,300
6 Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, Florida
$87,580
430
7 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$86,940
1,240
8 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$86,390
7,830
9 Camden, New Jersey
$85,110
330
10 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$85,090
100
11 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$84,890
910
12 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$84,460
500
13 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$84,360
1,130
14 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$84,040
740
15 Las Vegas-Paradise, Nevada
$83,800
180
16 Southwestern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area, New Hampshire
$83,260
70
17 Manchester, New Hampshire
$82,930
90
18 Topeka, Kansas
$82,830
60
19 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, South Carolina
$82,770
980
20 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$82,580
390
21 Southcentral Idaho nonmetropolitan area, Idaho
$82,290
n/a
22 Syracuse, New York
$82,030
250
23 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$80,340
2,740
24 St Louis, Missouri
$80,230
700
25 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$80,220
2,490
26 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$79,940
1,530
27 Dutchess County-Putnam County, USA
$79,700
n/a
28 Utica-Rome, New York
$79,540
390
29 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$79,220
770
30 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York
$78,580
200
31 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$78,030
3,050
32 Peabody, Massachusetts
$77,420
70
33 Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, Massachusetts
$77,180
40
34 Rockford, Illinois
$77,000
80
35 Rochester, New York
$76,930
230
36 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$76,790
1,150
37 Sioux Falls, South Dakota
$76,670
210
38 Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, USA
$76,650
1,520
39 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$76,260
970
40 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$75,970
4,950
41 Greensboro-High Point, North Carolina
$75,920
260
42 Dover-Durham, USA
$75,850
40
43 Norwich-New London, Rhode Island
$75,800
40
44 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$75,230
3,960
45 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$74,770
310
46 Fargo, North Dakota
$74,760
180
47 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$74,760
520
48 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$74,700
310
49 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$74,700
1,400
50 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$74,640
4,340
51 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$74,270
1,690
52 Baton Rouge, Louisiana
$73,930
310
53 Framingham, Massachusetts
$73,680
130
54 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$73,540
2,850
55 Charlottesville, Virginia
$72,960
n/a
56 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana
$72,910
510
57 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$72,160
440
58 Ogden-Clearfield, Utah
$72,150
n/a
59 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$72,150
1,320
60 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$72,060
990
61 Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County, USA
$71,960
1,350
62 Rapid City, South Dakota
$71,520
80
63 Worcester, Massachusetts
$71,450
280
64 Columbus, Ohio
$71,150
1,400
65 Fresno, California
$71,030
150
66 Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, USA
$70,850
480
67 Memphis, Tennessee
$70,830
40
68 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$70,610
680
69 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$70,260
1,680
70 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$69,900
1,670
71 Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana
$69,790
660
72 Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, Iowa
$69,760
150
73 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona
$69,740
1,570
74 San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas
$69,700
730
75 Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$69,620
60
76 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$69,550
1,190
77 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida
$69,400
750
78 Burlington, North Carolina
$69,260
30
79 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$69,240
720
80 Grand Rapids-Wyoming, Michigan
$69,080
340
81 Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
$69,050
1,500
82 Gainesville, Georgia
$68,850
40
83 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$68,820
650
84 Salem, Oregon
$68,790
60
85 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, Tennessee
$68,550
590
86 Chattanooga, Tennessee
$68,480
170
87 Reading, Pennsylvania
$68,450
80
88 Billings, Montana
$68,350
40
89 Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area, Montana
$68,150
n/a
90 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$68,090
940
91 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$67,790
270
92 Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa
$67,690
1,220
93 Wilmington, New Jersey
$67,650
180
94 Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$67,380
430
95 Jackson, Mississippi
$67,200
230
96 Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky
$67,120
50
97 Other New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area, New Hampshire
$67,090
50
98 Central New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$67,080
220
99 Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas
$66,930
n/a
100 Lincoln, Nebraska
$66,750
480
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