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Insurance Underwriter Salary Information in North Carolina

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,290
25th Percentile Wage
$51,780
50th Percentile Wage
$73,770
75th Percentile Wage
$97,570
90th Percentile Wage
$123,530

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for insurance underwriters in North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $123,530. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $73,770. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41,290.

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
$73,770
-0.46% 13.09%
2016
$74,110
-0.23% -
2015
$74,280
2.80% -
2014
$72,200
6.05% -
2013
$67,830
5.48% -
2012
$64,110
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Insurance Underwriters in North Carolina Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of insurance underwriters in some North Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of insurance underwriters in state of North Carolina ranges from $47,730 to $75,920. The highest paying area for insurance underwriters in North Carolina is Greensboro-High Point with a median annual salary of $75,920. The second highest paying city/area in North Carolina State is Burlington (mean annual salary $69,260). The lowest paying area is Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $47,730.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Greensboro-High Point
$75,920
Burlington
$69,260
Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$65,140
Raleigh-Cary
$61,600
Durham-Chapel Hill
$57,150
Winston-Salem
$48,360
Wilmington
$47,950
Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$47,730




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