Insurance Underwriters:

Review individual applications for insurance to evaluate degree of risk involved and determine acceptance of applications.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $67,790.00
Average Time to Fill 40 days
Typical Education Associate's degree
Typical Experience Over 2 years, up to and including 4 years
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 1,074
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) -3.87 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Information Gathering
Critical Thinking
Written Communication
Following Directions
Technology and Tool Usage
Oral Communication
Numerical and Arithmetic Application

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Analyzing Data or Information

Identify financial risks to company
Determine liability of organization or client
Evaluate degree of financial risk
Perform risk assessment analysis
Assess risks to business operations
Assess financial status of clients
Analyze applicant financial status
Analyze financial data or information

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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter
Credit Risk
Automated Underwriting System
Cross Sell
Loan Origination

Related Licensing Requirements

Licensed Insurance Agent (18-0000000041)

In order to obtain a license, candidates must: Be at least 18 years of age. Successfully pass the examination administered by the Department of Insurance. Have completed an approved insurance agent program of study not more than six months before application for the license. Pay all application an examination fees. Requirements vary slightly for out-of-state applicants, and applicants from certain regions may be required to present a Surety Bond in favor of Indiana. Licenses are renewed every two years. More detailed information may be obtained from the Indiana Department of Insurance.

- Department of Insurance (3172322385)

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