Underwriter earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Underwriter salary by state

State Name Average Salary
District of Columbia $98,760
New York $97,070
Massachusetts $96,780
Connecticut $81,410
Washington $80,960
California $80,820
Oregon $80,160
New Jersey $80,070
Nevada $78,680
Colorado $78,160
Rhode Island $78,060
New Hampshire $77,740
Wisconsin $77,450
Maryland $77,370
Ohio $77,050
Pennsylvania $77,030
Maine $76,840
Georgia $76,710
Indiana $76,060
South Dakota $76,060
Kansas $75,370
North Carolina $73,430
Arizona $72,640
Arkansas $72,170
Oklahoma $70,250
Texas $69,610
Minnesota $67,270
Alaska $63,960
Vermont $63,960
Utah $63,850
Nebraska $63,300
Florida $63,290
Michigan $63,240
Tennessee $62,390
Iowa $62,320
Alabama $62,020
Virginia $62,020
Hawaii $61,340
New Mexico $61,320
North Dakota $60,550
Illinois $60,490
South Carolina $60,490
Mississippi $60,380
Missouri $60,310
Kentucky $59,130
Louisiana $57,660
Idaho $49,490
Wyoming $49,150
Montana $48,630
Puerto Rico $46,710
West Virginia $38,770
Guam $30,780
Delaware $103,670

How do underwriter salaries compare to similar careers?

Underwriters earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than detectives but more than fire inspectors.

Career Median Salary
Detective salary $84K
Mail superintendent salary $80K
Urban planner salary $78K
Underwriter salary $76K
Energy auditor salary $75K
Police officer salary $65K
Recruiter salary $62K
Fire inspector salary $65K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)