• Insurance Underwriters
  • Finance
  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 71,720
    $44,480 range bar $129,970
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
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    Very Slow Growing
  • Insurance underwriters review individual applications for insurance to evaluate degree of risk involved and determine whether to accept applications.

What do they typically do

  • Examine documents to determine degree of risk related to factors such as an applicant's financial situation and the value and condition of property
  • Decrease value of policy when the level of risk doesn't meet standards
  • Review company records to determine amount of insurance in force on the basis of a single risk or group of closely related risks
  • Evaluate possibility of losses due to catastrophe or excessive insurance
  • Write to field representatives, medical personnel, and others to get additional information, quote rates, or explain company underwriting policies
  • Authorize reinsurance of policy when risk is high
  • Decline excessive risks

Number of Jobs

Average Annual
Job Growth -0.3%
Job Opening 174

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