$52,802
Avg. Salary
$17.49
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for an Insurance Underwriter in Houston, Texas is $17.49 per hour.

The average pay for an Insurance Underwriter in Houston, Texas is $52,802 per year.

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$15.72
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$17.49
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$19.26
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MEDIAN $17.49
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$38k
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$106k
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MEDIAN $52,802
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MEDIAN: $52,802
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$0$117K
Salary $37,753 - $105,662
Bonus $405 - $31,562
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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$34,934 - $117,448
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 20
Hourly Data $0$20
Hourly Rate $17.49
Overtime $20.00
Annual Data $0$117K
Bonus $405 - $31,562
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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$34,934 - $117,448
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 6

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.

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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.

About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
4.0%

Insurance Underwriter Job Listings

Key Stats for Insurance Underwriter

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Insurance Underwriter Salaries

Late-Career
▲109%

National Average
$51,000

Entry-Level
▼20%

Skills That Affect Insurance Underwriter Salaries

Commercial
▲58%

National Average
$51,000

Insurance
▼17%

Risk Management / Risk Control
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 20%