insurance underwriter

Definition

Individual responsible for reviewing and analyzing insurance applications to provide an assessment of the risk associated with insuring the person(s) or property included on the application. Based on the insurance underwriter's assessment, premiums may increase or the individual may be denied coverage.

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You should always try to make sure that you have a good insurance underwriter on your side and lean on them.

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I did not like my job as an insurance underwriter and I wanted to get out of it as soon as I could and move on.

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When applying for insurance, your information is turned over to an insurance underwriter who will determine if you are entitled to insurance coverage.

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