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Insurance Underwriter Salary in Sector of Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services

The salary statistics of insurance underwriters in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare insurance underwriter salaries in different industries within the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Insurance Underwriters

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,640
25th Percentile Wage
$42,630
50th Percentile Wage
$62,620
75th Percentile Wage
$84,940
90th Percentile Wage
$113,860

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for insurance underwriters in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation 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 $113,860. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $62,620. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid insurance underwriters is $34,640.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of insurance underwriters in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$62,620
7.92% -2.03%
2016
$57,660
-4.04% -
2015
$59,990
0.20% -
2014
$59,870
-10.44% -
2013
$66,120
3.37% -
2012
$63,890
- -

Compare Insurance Underwriter Salary in Different Industries within the Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services Sector

The average salaries of insurance underwriters in six industries in the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for insurance underwriter occupations is the office administrative services industry with an annual salary $66,250. The lowest paying industry is the business support services industry (annual salary $53,770). For detailed insurance underwriter salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Office Administrative Services
$66,250
Administrative and Support Services
$62,620
Employment Services
$57,240
Travel Arrangement and Reservation Services
$54,100
Temporary Help Services
$53,810
Business Support Services
$53,770

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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