Insurance Underwriters

All information obtained from the Bureau of Labor Statistics 2010

National estimates for Insurance Underwriters

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1)Employment RSE (3)Mean Hourly WageMean Annual Wage (2)Wage RSE (3)

95,350

2.0 %

$31.35

$65,220

0.6 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile10%25%50% (median)75%90%

Hourly Wage

$17.65

$21.95

$28.51

$38.36

$49.30

Annual Wage (2)

$36,700

$45,650

$59,290

$79,790

$102,540

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

IndustryEmployment (1)Percent of Industry EmploymentHourly Mean WageAnnual Mean Wage (2)

Insurance Carriers

65,930

5.55

$31.88

$66,310

Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities

19,160

2.20

$29.91

$62,210

Management of Companies and Enterprises

2,430

0.13

$30.05

$62,500

Nondepository Credit Intermediation

1,870

0.33

$34.08

$70,890

Depository Credit Intermediation

1,850

0.11

$31.59

$65,700

States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

StateEmployment (1)Employment per Thousand JobsLocation Quotient (9)Hourly Mean WageAnnual Mean Wage (2)

New York

9,070

1.09

1.45

$37.55

$78,110

California

8,310

0.59

0.79

$33.24

$69,140

Florida

6,240

0.88

1.17

$27.33

$56,850

Illinois

6,100

1.10

1.47

$32.47

$67,530

Ohio

5,590

1.14

1.52

$29.00

$60,320