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.
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.
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.
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:
Liability claims can be a threat to your tech business. If you’re accused of injuring someone, damaging property, or causing other harm it could easily turn into a costly lawsuit. That’s why it's important to have the right insurance protection in place to cover a range of potential liability risks.
View our small business insurance cost overview or find out how much you can expect to pay for common types of business insurance.