Missouri State University

Insurance Underwriters

*ALL INFORMATION OBTAINED FROM THE BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS 2010

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1)

Employment
RSE
(3)

Mean hourly
wage

Mean annual
wage
(2)

Wage RSE (3)

95,350

2.0 %

$31.35

$65,220

0.6 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile

10%

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:

Industry

Employment (1)

Percent of industry employment

Hourly mean wage

Annual 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:

State

Employment (1)

Employment per thousand jobs

Location quotient (9)

Hourly mean wage

Annual 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