Insurance Underwriter, Life Salary (United States)

The average salary for an Insurance Underwriter, Life is $51,016 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Insurance Underwriter, Life Total Pay (?
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$38,923 - $74,851
(Median)
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51K
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75K
MEDIAN: $51,015
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Insurance Underwriter, Life Total Pay (?
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$12.14 - $31.66
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$38,923 - $74,851  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,122  
Profit Sharing
$1,200 - $24,900  
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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$36,808 - $79,154  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 160
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.14 - $31.66  
   
Overtime
$16.75 - $44.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,122  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,200 - $24,900  
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).
)
$36,808 - $79,154  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 160
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Job Description for Insurance Underwriter, Life

  • Manage underwriting territory and select new business based on analysis of their profitability.
  • Analyze new and renewal business, data, claim history, loss experience, and outcome of liability decisions.
  • Underwrite, submit, approve or pend loans, and present decisions to management.
  • Monitor existing policies for compliance with company guidelines.

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Pay by Experience Level for Insurance Underwriter, Life

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Gender

Female
69%
female alumni
 
Male
31%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 10%
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