Loan Underwriter, Mortgage Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Loan Underwriter, Mortgage is $56,161 per year.
Loan Underwriter, Mortgage Total Pay (?
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$39,023 - $75,721
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MEDIAN: $56,160
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Loan Underwriter, Mortgage Total Pay (?
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$15.43 - $35.16
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$39,023 - $75,721  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,089  
Profit Sharing
$325.00 - $4,898  
Commission
$1,179 - $3,052  
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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$38,682 - $79,530  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,506
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$15.43 - $35.16  
   
Overtime
$23.50 - $54.58  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,089  
   
Commission
$1,179 - $3,052  
Profit Sharing
$325.00 - $4,898  
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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$38,682 - $79,530  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,506
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Job Description for Loan Underwriter, Mortgage

Mortgage loan underwriters are responsible for approving or rejecting mortgages. To make this decision, the mortgage underwriter must generate a risk report and demonstrate how the contents of the report are within the lender's guidelines for approval, or how the contents of the report fail to meet the guidelines. The first thing that mortgage underwriters do is obtain and review credit reports for prospective debtors. Next, they obtain information from prospective debtors about their income, and possibly their assets and other debts. Afterward, mortgage underwriters will determine what collateral is available that can be used to back the mortgage.
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Loan Underwriter, Mortgage Tasks
  • Prepare reports based on the results from the risk analysis for use in decision-making.
  • Analyze credit data and financial statements of individuals or firms to determine the risk involved in extending credit or lending money.

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Pay by Experience Level for Loan Underwriter, Mortgage

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Pay Difference By Location

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Experience Affects Loan Underwriter, Mortgage Salaries

National Average
$57,000

Skills That Affect Loan Underwriter, Mortgage Salaries

National Average
$57,000

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Gender

Female
72%
female alumni
 
Male
28%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 12%
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