The average Experienced Life Insurance Underwriter earns approximately $63K per year. Women Experienced Life Insurance Underwriters who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Men working as Experienced Life Insurance Underwriters who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 50 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to a fair number, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$42,689 - $96,301
MEDIAN: $63,345

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$42,689 - $96,301  
$1,454 - $13,277  
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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).
$42,195 - $104,645  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 29

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Job Satisfaction

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


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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
medical benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 11%