Product Development and Pricing

What do they do?


Collect and analyze statistical, financial, and competitive information to help make pricing, underwriting, agency management, distribution, claims, and product development decisions. 

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Some typical job duties include:

  • Identify and solve product/pricing problems by performing analysis that involves retrieving and analyzing both internal and external data.
  • Assists with analysis and implementation of changes to existing insurance products as well as the development of new products.
  • Perform extensive product reviews that require analysis of trends, factors, issues, competitive analysis, and rate level indications.
  • Analyzes agency management, product distribution, and claims procedures to enhance growth and underwriting profit of the insurance product. 


Most Important Occupational Skills:

Basic Skills

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Active Listening
  • Writing

Technical Skills

  • Operations Analysis
  • Programming

Social Skills

  • Social Perceptiveness
  • Coordination
  • Persuasion

 Systems Skills

  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Systems Analysis
  • Systems Evaluation

Problem Solving Skills

  • Complex Problem Solving 

Resource Management Skills

  • Time Management
  • Management of Personnel Resources
  • Management of Financial Resources

Just the Facts

  • Salary range: $50,000-$90,000+
  • Education and Professional Requirements: Entry — Bachelor's degree; Senior level — Bachelor's degree, professional certification; Executive — Post graduate degree, professional certification, many years experience. 
  • Possible career path: Assistant Actuary/Pricing Analyst > Pricing/Product Development Analyst > Senior Analyst, Pricing/Product Dev. > Director, Pricing and Product Development. 

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