Insurance Underwriter Salary Information in Missouri

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,940
25th Percentile Wage
$44,670
50th Percentile Wage
$62,170
75th Percentile Wage
$83,200
90th Percentile Wage
$104,620

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for insurance underwriters in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $104,620. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $62,170. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31,940.

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
$62,170
-7.80% 13.19%
2016
$67,020
9.19% -
2015
$60,860
7.43% -
2014
$56,340
9.57% -
2013
$50,950
-5.93% -
2012
$53,970
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of insurance underwriters in some Missouri cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of insurance underwriters in state of Missouri ranges from $43,920 to $80,230. The highest paying area for insurance underwriters in Missouri is St Louis with a median annual salary of $80,230. The second highest paying city/area in Missouri State is Kansas City (mean annual salary $64,410). The lowest paying area is Jefferson City with a median annual salary of $43,920.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
St Louis
$80,230
Kansas City
$64,410
North Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$60,270
Columbia
$50,570
Springfield
$46,950
Jefferson City
$43,920




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