Underwriter earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Underwriter salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alaska $61,840
Alabama $59,650
Arkansas $47,030
Arizona $62,762
California $78,750
Colorado $71,180
Connecticut $77,346
District of Columbia $80,410
Delaware $64,350
Florida $63,790
Georgia $73,910
Guam $36,650
Hawaii $64,530
Iowa $66,682
Idaho $68,710
Illinois $70,566
Indiana $77,190
Kansas $74,630
Kentucky $67,276
Louisiana $56,920
Massachusetts $76,760
Maryland $76,450
Maine $65,040
Michigan $65,450
Minnesota $63,820
Missouri $64,660
Mississippi $60,960
Montana $71,290
North Carolina $71,570
North Dakota $59,860
Nebraska $59,960
New Hampshire $80,530
New Jersey $79,930
New Mexico $54,430
Nevada $61,780
New York $78,420
Ohio $68,190
Oklahoma $55,450
Oregon $71,220
Pennsylvania $77,300
Puerto Rico $37,730
Rhode Island $68,040
South Carolina $50,010
South Dakota $74,810
Tennessee $64,860
Texas $61,240
Utah $55,760
Virginia $64,260
Vermont $58,420
Washington $76,110
Wisconsin $63,490
West Virginia $52,890
Wyoming $58,630

How do underwriter salaries compare to similar careers?

Underwriters earn 8% more than similar careers in North Carolina. On average, they make less than real estate agents but more than insurance appraisers.

Career Median Salary
Real estate agent salary $60K
Mail superintendent salary $77K
Underwriter salary $72K
Energy auditor salary $68K
Urban planner salary $64K
Recruiter salary $59K
Insurance appraiser salary $63K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)