Underwriter Salary

The average pay for an Underwriter is £26,743 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Underwriting and Insurance. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down significantly for employees with more than 20 years' experience.

£17,429 - £52,328
(Median)
£17K
£27K
£52K
MEDIAN: £26,742
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National Salary Data (?
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£0£19K£38K£57K
Salary
£17,429 - £52,328  
   
Bonus
£478.53 - £9,711  
Profit Sharing
£0.00 - £1,838  
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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£17,633 - £55,186  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 475
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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

National Average: £27,699

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Underwriter Reviews

What is it like working as an Underwriter?

Underwriter in Newcastle:
"Great Company With Some Terrible Middle Managers."
Pros: The pay and bonus.
Cons: Terrible managers. Pressure, deadlines, no thanks. Morbid office - more like school.

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Experience Affects Underwriter Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 44%

Mid-Career
up arrow 17%

Late-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
₤28,000


Skills That Affect Underwriter Salaries

Underwriting
up arrow 24%

up arrow 13%

Risk Management / Risk Control
up arrow 10%

National Average
₤28,000

Financial Analysis
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 57 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 55%
dental benefits
Dental: 16%
medical benefits
Vision: 23%
dental benefits
None: 37%
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