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Insurance Underwriters in Wisconsin

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-3% Jobs Projection
$63,490 Median Salary
190 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Insurance Underwriters Work in Wisconsin?

2,260 people worked as Insurance Underwriters in 2018 in this state.

There were 2,050 Insurance Underwriters employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 210 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Wisconsin

Jobs for Insurance Underwriters in this state are declining at a rate of 3.3% which is a slower decline than the nationwide estimated projection of %.


Wisconsin Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 190 annual job openings, and a total of 2,380 jobs for Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin?

In 2018 wages for Insurance Underwriters ranged from $44,880 to $101,510 with $63,490 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $21.58 to $48.8. The median hourly rate was $30.52.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $30.25 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.27.

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


Top Wisconsin 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
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 4,400 $73,140
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 1,420 $65,160
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 790 $66,750
Madison, WI 400 $67,910
Oshkosh-Neenah, WI 140 $66,440
Appleton, WI 130 $61,970

Top States for Insurance Underwriters Employment

View the list below to see 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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