Insurance Underwriter

What is a Insurance Underwriter ?

Insurance underwriters evaluate applicants for insurance. They determine whether or not a prospective customer should be insured and, if so, recommend an appropriate premium to require thereon level of risk. Insurance underwriters use software to assist analyze the danger profile of clients and to calculate costs.

Insurance underwriters work closely with insurance agents who have direct contact with customers and with actuaries who perform complex calculations to work out the likelihood that accidents and other mishaps might befall a category of clients.

Insurance underwriters concentrate on many various sorts of insurance including auto, homeowners, marine, commercial, personal/professional liability, and travel.

What are the roles & responsibilities of a Insurance Underwriter ?

  • Analyze applicants’ data
  • Assess applicants’ risk
  • Operate underwriting software
  • Evaluate software-based recommendations
  • Research applicants as necessary
  • Decide whether or to not offer insurance
  • Determine coverage and premiums

What are the skills required to become a Insurance Underwriter ?

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