Chief Underwriter Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Chief Underwriter is $98,666 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Chief Underwriter Total Pay (?
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$53,829 - $168,103
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$53,829 - $168,103  
   
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$-0.49 - $43,631  
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$59,493 - $204,215  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 48
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Job Description for Chief Underwriter
  • Renegotiate loans to reflect changing circumstances.
  • 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.

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Experience Affects Chief Underwriter Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$105,000
Experienced
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Gender
Female
50%
female alumni
 
Male
50%
male alumni
Years of Experience
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
63%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 9%
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