Underwriter Salary (Canada)

An Underwriter earns an average salary of C$47,857 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Financial Analysis 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$36,045 - C$64,188
(Median)
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MEDIAN: C$47,856
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Underwriter Total Pay (?
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C$13.15 - C$24.03
(Median)
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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$36,045 - C$64,188  
   
Bonus
C$385.41 - C$5,925  
Profit Sharing
C$200.00 - C$5,087  
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$35,727 - C$66,688  
PayScale
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 737
National Hourly Rate 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$14C$28C$42
Hourly Rate
C$13.15 - C$24.03  
   
Overtime
C$18.01 - C$41.22  
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$28KC$56KC$84K
Bonus
C$385.41 - C$5,925  
   
Commission
C$491.32 - C$5,000  
Profit Sharing
C$200.00 - C$5,087  
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$35,727 - C$66,688  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 737
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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
up arrow 5%
Calgary
up arrow 4%
Mississauga
0%
National Average
C$49,000
Waterloo
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London
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Edmonton
up arrow 7%
Montréal
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Winnipeg
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Experience Affects Underwriter Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%
Experienced
up arrow 10%
National Average
C$49,000

Skills That Affect Underwriter Salaries

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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