• Insurance Underwriters
  • Finance
  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 74,350
    $49,320 range bar $124,130
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
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    Very Slow Growing
  • Insurance Underwriters evaluate insurance applications and decide whether to approve them. For approved applications, underwriters determine coverage amounts and premiums.

What do they typically do

  • Analyze information stated on insurance applications
  • Determine the risk involved in insuring a client
  • Screen applicants based on set criteria
  • Use automated software to determine the risk of insuring applicants
  • Review recommendations from underwriting software
  • Contact field representatives, medical personnel, and others to obtain additional information
  • Decide whether to offer insurance
  • Determine appropriate premiums and amounts of coverage

Number of Jobs

Average Annual
Job Growth +0.1%
Job Openings 285

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