Insurance Underwriter, Life Salary (United States)

The average salary for an Insurance Underwriter, Life is $51,637 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Insurance Underwriter, Life Salary (?
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$39,169 - $75,431
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $51,636
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Insurance Underwriter, Life Salary (?
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$12.14 - $31.66
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$39,169 - $75,431  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,050  
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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$37,556 - $79,604  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 139
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 - $9,050  
   
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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$37,556 - $79,604  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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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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Experience Affects Insurance Underwriter, Life Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%
National Average
$53,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Skills That Affect Insurance Underwriter, Life Salaries

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 6%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%
National Average
$53,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 37 votes.

Gender

Female
67%
female alumni
 
Male
33%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 10%