An Underwriter in San Francisco, California earns an average salary of $75,720 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Experience strongly influences pay for this job. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Sales, Financial Analysis, Negotiation, and Loan Underwriting.

$55,156 - $135,109
(Median)
$55K
$76K
$140K
MEDIAN: $75,720
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$55,156 - $135,109  
   
Bonus
$1,775 - $25,342  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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$55,285 - $157,066  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 29
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Experience Affects Underwriter Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 80%

Mid-Career
up arrow 21%

National Average
$76,000


Skills That Affect Underwriter Salaries

Sales
up arrow 31%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 19%

Negotiation
up arrow 19%

Loan Underwriting
up arrow 12%

National Average
$76,000

Insurance
up arrow 1%

Risk Management / Risk Control
up arrow 4%

Data Analysis
up arrow 9%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 9%

Customer Service
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
medical benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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