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Insurance Underwriters

Job Information

Review individual applications for insurance to evaluate degree of risk involved and determine acceptance of applications.


  • Most large insurance companies prefer to hire candidates who have a bachelor's degree or some insurance-related experience.
  • Continuing education is necessary for advancement.
  • Employment is expected to decline slowly as the spread of automated underwriting software increases worker productivity
  • Job opportunities should be best for those with strong computer skills and a background in finance.


Personality I'm organized
Salary $60,830/yr ($30.42/hr)
Job Outlook Average
Education Bachelors