Senior Underwriter Salary (United States)

A Senior Underwriter earns an average salary of $72,019 per year. A skill in Sales is associated with high pay for this job.
Senior Underwriter Total Pay (?
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$50,345 - $95,482
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $72,018
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Senior Underwriter Total Pay (?
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$16.16 - $37.10
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MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$50,345 - $95,482  
   
Bonus
$498.89 - $14,840  
Profit Sharing
$976 - $9,656  
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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$50,657 - $103,756  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,560
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$16.16 - $37.10  
   
Overtime
$23.85 - $58.97  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$498.89 - $14,840  
   
Profit Sharing
$976 - $9,656  
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).
)
$50,657 - $103,756  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,560
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Job Description for Senior Underwriter

  • Structure products to meet clients' needs.
  • Evaluate collateral and ensure portfolio credit quality.
  • Assess eligibility of clients' applications to receive capital, insurance, mortgage, or credit.

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Underwriter

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Pay Difference By Location

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Boston
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Los Angeles
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Denver
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Charlotte
0%
Portland
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National Average
$75,000
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Tampa
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Jacksonville
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Phoenix
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Columbus
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Experience Affects Senior Underwriter Salaries

National Average
$75,000

Skills That Affect Senior Underwriter Salaries

Sales
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Underwriting
up arrow 8%
Risk Management / Risk Control
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Loan Underwriting
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Mortgage Loans
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National Average
$75,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 398 votes.

Gender

Female
56%
female alumni
 
Male
44%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 6%
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