The average salary for an Insurance Underwriter in Perth, Western Australia is AU$59,311.
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Job Description for Insurance Underwriter
An insurance underwriter helps assess risks, analyze payment and premiums related to those risks, and determine if a business or entity should be insured. Insurance underwriters typically work in an insurance company and must have strong accounting and statistical analysis skills. The underwriter may be asked to assess insurance companies' policy decisions that are outside the role or capability of field agents. They assess risk and either accept, reject, or modify potential policy applications…Read more
Insurance Underwriter Tasks
- Analyze new and renewal business, data, claim history, loss experience, and outcome of liability decisions.
- Underwrite, submit, approve or pend coverage amounts and premiums, and present decisions to management.
- Monitor existing policies for compliance with company guidelines.
- Manage underwriting territory and select new business based on analysis of their profitability.
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Employees with Insurance Underwriter in their job title in Brisbane, Queensland earn an average of 21.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Melbourne, Victoria (15.2% more) and Adelaide, South Australia (12.4% more).
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