Loan Originator Salary

A Loan Originator earns an average salary of $41,355 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$22,390 - $81,637
(Median)
$22K
$41K
$82K
MEDIAN: $41,354
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$9.49 - $19.83
(Median)
$9
$15
$20
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$22,390 - $81,637  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $29,590  
Commission
$-0.49 - $121,641  
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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$24,789 - $115,778  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 120
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$9.49 - $19.83  
   
Overtime
$4.07 - $30.97  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $29,590  
   
Commission
$-0.49 - $121,641  
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).
)
$24,789 - $115,778  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 28
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Job Description for Loan Originator

  • Track and maintain credit and loan data.
  • Work directly with clients to review agreements, explain programs, and negotiate loans and terms.
  • Obtain and compile financial information to evaluate loan applications and their risk.
  • Generate new clients and referrals through strong relationship building.

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Pay by Experience Level for Loan Originator

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Loan Originator Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 28%

Mid-Career
up arrow 17%

Late-Career
up arrow 17%

National Average
$46,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 16%
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