An Underwriter earns an average salary of AU$64,488 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. A skill in Insurance is associated with high pay for this job.

AU$48,033 - AU$86,130
AU$48K
AU$64K
AU$86K
MEDIAN: AU$64,488
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AU$0AU$30KAU$60KAU$90K
Salary
AU$48,033 - AU$86,130  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$8,625  
Profit Sharing
AU$500.00  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$48,535 - AU$89,265  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 123

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Pay by Experience Level for Underwriter

Pay by Experience for an Underwriter has a positive trend. An entry-level Underwriter with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 86 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Underwriter with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 53 salaries. An experienced Underwriter which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 23 salaries. An Underwriter with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 6 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$65,187

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Key Stats for Underwriter

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Underwriter Salaries

Experienced
▲10%

Late-Career
▲7%

▲6%

National Average
AU$65,000

▼2%

Skills That Affect Underwriter Salaries

▲11%


National Average
AU$65,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 7%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 92%