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Insurance Underwriters

Decide whether or not to accept an application for insurance.

Quick Facts


Above the statewide median
$38.92 / hour    Read more about wages


Growth rate:  -1.8%    Read more about outlook


Bachelor's degree is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Authorize financial actions.
  • Analyze health-related data.
  • Assess risks to business operations.
  • Verify accuracy of records.
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Job Title Examples:

Account Underwriter
Automobile and Property Underwriter
Customer Service Representative

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