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Insurance Underwriters in Idaho

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

4.0% Jobs Projection
$63,370 Median Salary
20 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Insurance Underwriters in Idaho are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Insurance Underwriters in Idaho is growing slower than average.

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

How Many Insurance Underwriters Work in Idaho?

In 2018, there were 150 Insurance Underwriters working in the state.

There were 160 Insurance Underwriters employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 10 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Insurance Underwriters in ID Employment Trend

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

Insurance Underwriters in ID vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Idaho

Jobs for Insurance Underwriters in this state are growing at a rate of 4.0% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of -5.3%.

Job Projections for Insurance Underwriters: Nation vs. ID

Idaho Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 20 annual Insurance Underwriters job openings in Idaho, and 260 total jobs in the year 2026.

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

What do Insurance Underwriters Make in Idaho?

In 2018 wages for Insurance Underwriters ranged from $36,990 to $101,470 with $63,370 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $17.78 to $48.78. The median hourly rate was $30.47.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $29.3 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $1.17.

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

Insurance Underwriters Earnings: ID vs. National Average

Top Idaho 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
Boise City, ID 90 $67,890

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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