Insurance Underwriter Salary Information in Texas

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37,170
25th Percentile Wage
$45,300
50th Percentile Wage
$61,700
75th Percentile Wage
$81,660
90th Percentile Wage
$106,960

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for insurance underwriters in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $106,960. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $61,700. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $37,170.

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
$61,700
-7.31% -3.10%
2016
$66,210
3.62% -
2015
$63,810
-3.15% -
2014
$65,820
3.98% -
2013
$63,200
-0.65% -
2012
$63,610
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of insurance underwriters in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of insurance underwriters in state of Texas ranges from $41,450 to $69,700. The highest paying area for insurance underwriters in Texas is San Antonio-New Braunfels with a median annual salary of $69,700. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Fort Worth-Arlington (mean annual salary $67,380). The lowest paying area is Amarillo with a median annual salary of $41,450.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$69,700
Fort Worth-Arlington
$67,380
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$66,930
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$63,810
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$62,860
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$62,710
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$61,450
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$60,870
Abilene
$58,100
El Paso
$57,200
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$55,030
Waco
$51,460
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$49,600
Amarillo
$41,450




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