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Insurance Underwriter Salary in Sector of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

The salary statistics of insurance underwriters in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare insurance underwriter salaries in different industries within the professional, scientific, and technical services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Insurance Underwriters

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,500
25th Percentile Wage
$46,880
50th Percentile Wage
$72,050
75th Percentile Wage
$103,300
90th Percentile Wage
$149,520

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for insurance underwriters in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) insurance underwriters is $149,520. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $72,050. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid insurance underwriters is $35,500.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of insurance underwriters in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201672,05013.96%20.10%
201561,990-9.73%-
201468,02012.54%-
201359,4903.23%-
201257,570--

Compare Insurance Underwriter Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of insurance underwriters in two industries in the professional, scientific, and technical services sector are shown below. For detailed insurance underwriter salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$82,530
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$72,050

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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