Insurance Underwriter Salary Information in Wisconsin

The average annual and hourly salaries for insurance underwriters in the state of Wisconsin are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of insurance underwriters among Wisconsin 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Insurance Underwriters in Wisconsin

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40,670
25th Percentile Wage
$48,360
50th Percentile Wage
$61,110
75th Percentile Wage
$77,500
90th Percentile Wage
$98,780

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for insurance underwriters in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $98,780. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $61,110. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $40,670.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19.55
25th Percentile Wage
$23.25
50th Percentile Wage
$29.38
75th Percentile Wage
$37.26
90th Percentile Wage
$47.49

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for insurance underwriters in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $47.49. The median hourly salary is $29.38. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19.55.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of insurance underwriters from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201661,1101.60%7.94%
201560,1304.52%-
201457,4100.14%-
201357,3301.87%-
201256,260--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of insurance underwriters in some Wisconsin cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of insurance underwriters in state of Wisconsin ranges from $39,660 to $66,790. The highest paying area for insurance underwriters in Wisconsin is Appleton with a median annual salary of $66,790. The second highest paying city/area in Wisconsin State is Madison (mean annual salary $65,460). The lowest paying area is Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $39,660.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Appleton
$66,790
Madison
$65,460
Lake County-Kenosha County
$65,430
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$64,610
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$63,180
Green Bay
$59,080
Sheboygan
$58,680
La Crosse
$54,470
Wausau
$54,260
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$50,080
Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$39,660



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