Underwriter Salary (Canada)

An Underwriter earns an average salary of C$47,829 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Commercial, Financial Analysis, Customer Service, and Risk Management / Risk Control. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Underwriter Total Pay (?
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C$35,944 - C$63,847
(Median)
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MEDIAN: C$47,828
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Underwriter Total Pay (?
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C$13.09 - C$24.11
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MEDIAN: C$17.00
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National Salary Data

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C$0C$23KC$46KC$69K
Salary
C$35,944 - C$63,847  
   
Bonus
C$401.34 - C$5,796  
Profit Sharing
C$100.67 - C$5,562  
Commission
C$491.32 - C$5,000  
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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C$35,719 - C$66,366  
PayScale
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 752
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$17C$34C$51
Hourly Rate
C$13.09 - C$24.11  
   
Overtime
C$1.55 - C$50.42  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Bonus
C$401.34 - C$5,796  
   
Commission
C$491.32 - C$5,000  
Profit Sharing
C$100.67 - C$5,562  
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).
)
C$35,719 - C$66,366  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 752
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Pay by Experience Level for Underwriter

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

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Halifax
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Calgary
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Ottawa
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National Average
C$49,000
Mississauga
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Waterloo
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Edmonton
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London
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Kitchener
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Montréal
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Winnipeg
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Experience Affects Underwriter Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
up arrow 11%
National Average
C$49,000

Skills That Affect Underwriter Salaries

Commercial
up arrow 22%
Customer Service
up arrow 18%
National Average
C$49,000

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
61%
female alumni
 
Male
39%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 89%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 6%
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