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Insurance Underwriter Washington DC

Insurance underwriters work in insurance companies to grant insurance policies. They often use automated underwriting systems to identify policyholder risk, calculate policyholder risk, and determine appropriate premiums. See below for staffing agencies and job search companies in Washington, DC who can help you break into the insurance industry.

Office of Contracting & Procurement
(202) 724-5328
441 4th Street NW
Washington D.C., DC

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Officeteam
(202) 626-0130
1201 F St NW
Washington, DC

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The Affiliates
(202) 626-0120
1201 F St Nw
Washington, DC

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Union Labor Life Insurance Co.
(202) 682-6673
111 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington D.C., DC

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The Midtown Group Inc. dba Midtown Personnel Inc.
(202) 887-4747
900 7th St NW Ste 725
Washington, DC
Type of Service
temporary, long-term, temporary/part time, part time, payroll

Enlightened, Inc.
(202) 783-4655
666 11th Street NW
Washington, DC
Main Industries / Positions
Information Technology

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Unique International
(202) 887-0777
1625 K St Nw # 900
Washington, DC

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4Staff, LLC
(202) 347-1044
1001 G St NW Ste 425W
Washington, DC
Type of Service
temporary, temporary/part time, part time

Hire Knowledge
(202) 347-7890
514 10 St
Washington D.C., DC

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Tangent
(202) 331-9484
1901 L St Nw # 705
Washington, DC

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Career Profile for Insurance Underwriters

Career Overview

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

Career Outlook

Although employment is expected to decline slowly , job prospects will remain good because of high turnover.

Employment change. Employment of underwriters is expected to decline 4 percent during the 2008-18 decade. Demand for underwriters will continue to be offset by automation and technological advancement—factors that have resulted, in large part, to stagnant employment levels over the past two decades. For example, upgrades to underwriting software have helped increase underwriter productivity. Automated underwriting quickly rates and analyzes insurance applications, reducing the need for underwriters. In addition, adoption of this technology into other segments of insurance, such as life and health and long-term care, will continue to impede employment growth through the projection period, although at a slower rate than in the past. Nonetheless, even as automated underwriting continues to be adopted and upgrades to underwriting software makes workers more productive, the need for humans to verify information will continue.

Additionally, some demand for underwriters may arise as insurance carriers try to restore profitability. As the carriers' returns on their investments have declined, insurers may place more emphasis on underwriting to generate revenues. An expected increase in sales of health insurance and long-term care insurance, designed specifically for the elderly, also may result in some new jobs. As members of the baby-boom generation grow older and a growing share of the Nation's population moves into the older age groups, more people are expected to purchase the...

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