Assistant Vice President (AVP), Mortgage Lending Salary

A big portion of take-home pay for Assistant VPs of Mortgage Lending — slightly less than one-half, in fact — arrives through commissions. This profession's median overall income is approximately $75K. Assistant VPs of Mortgage Lending will also find cushy salaries in Chicago (+9 percent).

$44,145 - $107,340
(Median)
$44K
$70K
$110K
MEDIAN: $69,618
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$44,145 - $107,340  
   
Bonus
$1,100 - $19,757  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,000  
Commission
$35,000  
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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$45,741 - $122,289  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 229
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Job Description for Assistant Vice President (AVP), Mortgage Lending

Assistant vice presidents (AVPs) of mortgage lending work with their vice president and assist with the daily operations of a company's mortgage loan department. They are often responsible for monitoring the loan applications of mortgage brokers to ensure profitable loans are provided and that customers are able to pay them back, and also monitor the lender's profit margin to ensure profitability.

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Assistant Vice President (AVP), Mortgage Lending Tasks

  • Select and negotiate with vendors and contractors, evaluating costs and benefits.
  • Train staff in and ensure compliance with federal, state, and organizational regulations.
  • Oversee and motivate loan staff, including setting goals and schedules.

Common Career Paths for Assistant Vice President (AVP), Mortgage Lending


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For Assistant VPs of Mortgage Lending, progressing to a VP of Operations role may result in a significant raise. On average, a VP of Operations can earn $123K annually.

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The pay scale is far from balanced at Bank of America Corp. (BOFA). While salaries on one end can reach $89K, the company's median pay sits at $73K, the lowest in the industry.


Survey takers who work as Assistant VPs of Mortgage Lending usually report a few specific skills. Most notably, skills in Operations Management, Regulatory Compliance, Mortgage Loans, and Loan Underwriting are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Loan Underwriting, Mortgage Loans, and Regulatory Compliance.

Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Vice President (AVP), Mortgage Lending

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


For many Assistant VPs of Mortgage Lending, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $68K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $73K on average. Assistant VPs of Mortgage Lending who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $76K. In the end, more experience does seem to mean larger paychecks; seasoned Assistant VPs of Mortgage Lending with more than 20 years of experience earn a predictably higher median salary of $86K.

Assistant Vice President (AVP), Mortgage Lending Advice

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Assistant Vice President (AVP), Mortgage Lending in Houston:
"Rewarding But Tough."
You will need to stay open to new technology and be very flexible to rule changes. Much of your work will be governed by political changes in Washington, outside of your control.

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Experience Affects Assistant Vice President (AVP), Mortgage Lending Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 14%

Experienced
up arrow 1%

National Average
$75,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Assistant Vice President (AVP), Mortgage Lending Salaries

Operations Management
up arrow 11%

National Average
$75,000

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 9%


Loan Underwriting
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 43 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
medical benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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