An Underwriter earns an average salary of C$51,562 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

C$40,396 - C$72,836
C$40K
C$51K
C$73K
MEDIAN: C$51,321
10%
50%
90%

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C$12.75 - C$27.75
C$13
C$19
C$28
MEDIAN: C$19.35
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$25KC$50KC$75K
Salary
C$40,396 - C$72,836  
   
Bonus
C$514 - C$7,610  
Profit Sharing
C$587 - C$5,106  
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$40,257 - C$74,782  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 270
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$13C$26C$39
Hourly Rate
C$12.75 - C$27.75  
   
Overtime
C$33.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$26KC$52KC$78K
Bonus
C$514 - C$7,610  
   
Profit Sharing
C$587 - C$5,106  
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$40,257 - C$74,782  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 14

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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 $49,000 based on 151 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 $54,000 based on 85 salaries. An experienced Underwriter which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 60 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 $64,000 based on 22 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$52,265

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Key Stats for Underwriter

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 39 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Underwriter Salaries

Late-Career
▲23%

▲18%

▲4%

National Average
C$52,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Underwriter Salaries


Underwriting
▲9%

Risk Management / Risk Control
▼0%

National Average
C$52,000

Insurance
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 90%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 7%
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