Senior Underwriter Salary (United States)

A Senior Underwriter earns an average salary of $71,685 per year. A skill in Sales is associated with high pay for this job.
Senior Underwriter Total Pay (?
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$50,142 - $95,349
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MEDIAN: $71,685
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Senior Underwriter Total Pay (?
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$16.18 - $37.94
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$50,142 - $95,349  
   
Bonus
$502 - $14,795  
Profit Sharing
$981 - $8,243  
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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$50,484 - $103,521  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,587
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$16.18 - $37.94  
   
Overtime
$24.06 - $59.13  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$502 - $14,795  
   
Profit Sharing
$981 - $8,243  
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).
)
$50,484 - $103,521  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,587
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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 Difference By Location
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Boston
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Los Angeles
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Denver
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Portland
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$75,000
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Phoenix
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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
up arrow 2%
Loan Underwriting
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Mortgage Loans
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National Average
$75,000
Data Analysis
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Job Satisfaction
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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
24%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 7%
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