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Insurance Underwriters in Oklahoma

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Insurance Underwriters in Oklahoma

Is Oklahoma a good place for you to work as an Insurance Underwriter?

-5% Jobs Projection
$55,450 Median Salary
40 Job Openings

While jobs for Insurance Underwriters in Oklahoma are decreasing, those who do work in these jobs get paid higher than average.

  • Employment for Insurance Underwriters in Oklahoma is expected to decrease.

  • Insurance Underwriters in Oklahoma earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Insurance Underwriters Work in Oklahoma?

In Oklahoma, there were 750 people working as Insurance Underwriters in the year 2018.

There were 680 Insurance Underwriters employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 70 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 1,290 Insurance Underwriters working in it, which means Oklahoma has fewer Insurance Underwriters than average.


Job Projections for Oklahoma

Jobs for Insurance Underwriters in this state are declining at a rate of 5.2% which is a slower decline than the nationwide estimated projection of %.


Oklahoma Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 40 annual job openings, and a total of 550 jobs for Oklahoma Insurance Underwriters in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 7,500 annual jobs and 98,600 total jobs in 2026.

What do Insurance Underwriters Make in Oklahoma?

In 2018 wages for Insurance Underwriters ranged from $33,120 to $94,840 with $55,450 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $15.92 to $45.59. The median hourly rate was $26.66.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $25.05 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $1.61.

The median salary in Oklahoma is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top Oklahoma Metros for Insurance Underwriters

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Insurance Underwriters.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Oklahoma City, OK 510 $55,100
Tulsa, OK 200 $57,030

Top States for Insurance Underwriters Employment

The table below shows the states where most Insurance Underwriters work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 9,130 $78,750
New York 8,430 $78,420
Texas 7,560 $61,240
Georgia 6,020 $73,910
Illinois 5,780 $70,410
Florida 4,970 $63,790
Pennsylvania 4,640 $71,070
Ohio 4,630 $68,190
New Jersey 3,190 $79,930
Connecticut 2,940 $70,980
Massachusetts 2,410 $76,760
Missouri 2,320 $64,660
Wisconsin 2,260 $63,490
Virginia 2,180 $64,260
North Carolina 2,010 $71,570
Iowa 1,850 $67,020
Minnesota 1,620 $63,820
Washington 1,610 $76,110
Arizona 1,570 $71,400
Nebraska 1,530 $59,960

Below are the states where Insurance Underwriters get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
New Hampshire $80,530
District of Columbia $80,410
New Jersey $79,930
California $78,750
New York $78,420
Massachusetts $76,760
Maryland $76,450
Washington $76,110
South Dakota $74,810
Georgia $73,910

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