Mortgage Originator Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Mortgage Originator is $39,710 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Mortgage Originator Total Pay (?
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$24,002 - $66,032
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MEDIAN: $39,710
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Mortgage Originator Total Pay (?
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$9.81 - $23.81
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$24,002 - $66,032  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,920  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $9,863  
Commission
$4,932 - $102,294  
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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$28,832 - $101,844  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 290
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$9.81 - $23.81  
   
Overtime
$14.62 - $31.42  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,920  
   
Commission
$4,932 - $102,294  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $9,863  
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).
)
$28,832 - $101,844  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 290
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Job Description for Mortgage Originator

  • Develop referral base of other banks, agents, attorneys, CPAS, appraisers, realtors, and builders.
  • Ensure a continual volume of loan clients, applications, and closings for purchase or refinance.
  • Assist potential borrowers in loan application process and complete documentation for loan products.
  • Identify financial needs, make proposals, and close business of borrowers.
  • Assign approved applications to a processor for the closing process.

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Pay by Experience Level for Mortgage Originator

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

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Experience Affects Mortgage Originator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 28%
Experienced
up arrow 19%
Mid-Career
up arrow 11%
National Average
$47,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Skills That Affect Mortgage Originator Salaries

National Average
$47,000
Sales
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 57 votes.

Gender

Female
58%
female alumni
 
Male
42%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 17%
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