$56,902
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The average pay for an Insurance Underwriter in Des Moines, Iowa is $56,902 per year.

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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.

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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 Des Moines, Iowa

Polk County, Iowa
210,317
Male:
103,726 (49.3%)
Female:
106,591 (50.7%)
Des Moines /dᵻˈmɔɪn/ is the capital and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Iowa. It is also the county seat of Polk County. A small portion of the city extends into Warren County. It was incorporated on September 22, 1851, as Fort Des Moines, which was shortened to "Des Moines" in 1857. It is located on and named after the Des Moines River, which likely was adapted from the French colonial name, Rivière des Moines, meaning "River of the Monks." The city's population was 203,433 as of the 2010 census. The five-county metropolitan area is ranked 91st in terms of population in the United States with 599,789 residents according to the 2013 estimate by the United States Census Bureau. Des Moines is a major center of the U.S. insurance industry and has a sizable financial services and publishing business base. The city was credited as the "number one...
Des Moines:
$49,072
Iowa:
$54,736
$781
Des Moines:
$119,500
Iowa:
$136,100
5.3%

Insurance Underwriter Job Listings

Key Stats for Insurance Underwriter

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
60%
10-19 years
20%

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
60%
10-19 years
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 100%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: