Insurance Underwriter Salary Information in Maryland

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$50,160
25th Percentile Wage
$61,390
50th Percentile Wage
$78,680
75th Percentile Wage
$98,280
90th Percentile Wage
$119,840

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for insurance underwriters in Maryland in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $119,840. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $78,680. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $50,160.

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
$78,680
-5.77% 18.09%
2016
$83,220
8.88% -
2015
$75,830
2.18% -
2014
$74,180
20.91% -
2013
$58,670
-9.85% -
2012
$64,450
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of insurance underwriters in some Maryland cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of insurance underwriters in state of Maryland ranges from $57,120 to $84,890. The highest paying area for insurance underwriters in Maryland is Baltimore-Towson with a median annual salary of $84,890. The second highest paying city/area in Maryland State is Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick (mean annual salary $84,460). The lowest paying area is Salisbury with a median annual salary of $57,120.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Baltimore-Towson
$84,890
Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick
$84,460
Salisbury
$57,120




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