Earnings for New York Senior Underwriters come in at around $101K per year on average. Most Senior Underwriters in New York, N.Y. report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical and dental benefits are awarded to almost all, and a fair number earn vision coverage. The majority of Senior Underwriters in New York (63 percent) who took the survey are men. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$66,335 - $129,760
MEDIAN: $101,159

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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 53

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Underwriter

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

Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $94K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $110K. New York Senior Underwriters with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $127K. Survey participants with more than twenty years of experience only make around $100K on average, though; this group reports a lower median than the one claimed by mid-career individuals.

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Experience Affects Senior Underwriter Salaries

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Skills That Affect Senior Underwriter Salaries

Risk Management / Risk Control
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Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Financial Analysis
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Loan Underwriting
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.


37 %
63 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
medical benefits
Vision: 76%
dental benefits
None: 7%