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Insurance Underwriter, Casualty Salary (United States)

An Insurance Underwriter, Casualty earns an average salary of $54,760 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Negotiation, Financial Analysis, and Insurance.
Insurance Underwriter, Casualty Salary (?
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$37,141 - $85,190
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $54,760
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Insurance Underwriter, Casualty Salary (?
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$10.67 - $21.25
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$37,141 - $85,190  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,484  
Profit Sharing
$498.33 - $23,270  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$36,917 - $90,703  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 259
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$10.67 - $21.25  
   
Overtime
$19.50 - $29.57  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,484  
   
Profit Sharing
$498.33 - $23,270  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$36,917 - $90,703  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 15
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Job Description for Insurance Underwriter, Casualty

An casualty insurance underwriter works to assess what risks to assign to insurance applications based on property such as cars, homes, businesses, and the like. Property and casualty underwriters typically specialize either in personal insurance or commercial policies. Generally, those in this position receive applications for insurance and identify the levels at which the insurer can afford to underwrite risks, and at what premium level the company can manage.
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Insurance Underwriter, Casualty Tasks
  • Manage underwriting territory and select new business based on analysis of their profitability.
  • Analyze new and renewal business, data, claim history, loss experience, and outcome of liability decisions.
  • Underwrite, submit, approve or pend loans, and present decisions to management.
  • Monitor existing policies for compliance with company guidelines.

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Pay by Experience Level for Insurance Underwriter, Casualty

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

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New York
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Dallas
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National Average
$55,000
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Experience Affects Insurance Underwriter, Casualty Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$55,000
Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Insurance Underwriter, Casualty Salaries

Negotiation
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Financial Analysis
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Insurance
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National Average
$55,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 77 votes.

Gender

Female
57%
female alumni
 
Male
43%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 10%