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Mortgage Broker Salary

A Mortgage Broker earns an average salary of $52,981 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$25,317 - $171,652
MEDIAN: $52,981

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XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
$25,317 - $171,652  
$0.00 - $35,000  
Profit Sharing
$465.00 - $27,500  
$15,000 - $100,000  
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).
$26,255 - $178,510  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 106

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Job Description for Mortgage Broker

Mortgage brokers originate mortgage loans. There are two types of mortgage brokers: commercial mortgage brokers and residential mortgage brokers. The former deal mainly with the commercial sector and the latter with private individuals. Mortgage brokers keep abreast of an array of increasingly complex mortgage products in order to provide a wide range of loan options to their clients. Likewise, they keep their knowledge of the ever-changing mortgage standards up to date in order to ensure industry compliance in the practice of their trade.


Mortgage Broker Tasks

  • Assess local mortgage market to find deals for client.
  • Apply for loans on behalf of borrower and collect documentation to pre-approve client.
  • Mediate between the prospective homebuyer and the lending institution to underwrite and structure financial solutions.
  • Interview and document credit, income, and financial history of clients.
  • Deploy marketing and sales strategies to attract new clients.

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Pay by Experience Level for Mortgage Broker

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

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Experience Affects Mortgage Broker Salaries

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National Average

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.


19 %
81 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 56% dental benefits Dental: 37%
vision benefits Vision: 34% employee benefits None: 40%