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Insurance Underwriters

Employment Prospects


Most of the approximately 89,960 underwriters in the United States work for property and casualty insurance companies. Insurance agents, brokers, and services and life insurance companies are the next two largest employers of underwriters. Opportunities are often best in large cities such as New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Dallas, Philadelphia, and Hartford, Connecticut. Finally, some underwriters work in independent agencies, banks, mortgage companies, or regional offices.

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