The average salary for a Chief Underwriter is $129,815 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$46,369 - $315,114
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MEDIAN: $129,815
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Salary
$46,369 - $315,114  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $98,986  
Profit Sharing
$9,826  
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$48,018 - $412,072  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 23

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Job Description for Chief Underwriter

  • Decide whether to accept or reject loan applications based on risk involved.
  • Supervise underwriters' work reviewing client finances and property to determine degree of risk associated with a loan.
  • Explain loan terms, company underwriting policies, and loan modifications to clients.
  • Renegotiate loans to reflect changing circumstances.

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Key Stats for Chief Underwriter

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
056
1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
57%
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Experience Affects Chief Underwriter Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$146,000

Mid-Career
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Experienced
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
57%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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