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Fidelity Bonds
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How much do fidelity bonds cost?

The cost of a fidelity bond primarily depends on the amount of coverage you choose. The type of sensitive information your company handles and how many employees can access that information also affect the cost.

Median costs for Techinsurance customers

Small tech businesses pay a median premium of $88 per month, or $1,054 per year, for fidelity bonds. The cost varies, though, and tech companies pay more or less depending on their risks and how much coverage they choose.

Among TechInsurance customers, 28% pay less than $1,000 per year for fidelity bonds and 59% pay between $1,000 and $2,000 per year.

How much do IT businesses pay for fidelity bonds?

The size of a bond affects a tech business’s premium

Businesses where an employee could potentially steal a large amount of money should consider buying a larger bond to match the potential cost of an incident. It will cost more, but provide more coverage.

Tech businesses choose many different fidelity bond amounts, ranging from as low as $5,000 to more than $10 million. The median for TechInsurance customers is a $1 million fidelity bond.

Tips for saving money on fidelity bonds

Pay your annual premium up front. When you buy a bond, you can pay your premium in monthly or annual installments. The annual premium often costs less than paying month by month.

Manage your risks. Tech companies with no previous fidelity bond claims can expect to pay less for business insurance. Business owners can avoid claims by taking measures such as:

  • Doing background checks on employees
  • Installing a security system
  • Training employees on ethical business practices
  • Taking a “trust, but verify” approach
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Updated: April 14, 2022
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