Underwriter in Los Angeles Salary

The average Underwriter in Los Angeles earns approximately $71K per year. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. Most Underwriters in Los Angeles like their work and job satisfaction is high. Male Los Angeles Underwriters are more prevalent than women among those who took the survey — 64 percent of professionals. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$44,219 - $100,953
$44K
$71K
$100K
MEDIAN: $70,827
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$13.76 - $22.25
$17
MEDIAN: $17.05
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Local Salary Data (?
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Salary
$44,219 - $100,953  
   
Bonus
$986 - $19,797  
Profit Sharing
$1,400  
Total Pay (?
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$35,099 - $113,974  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 39
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$17.05  
   
Overtime
$22.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$986 - $19,797  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,400  
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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$35,099 - $113,974  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6

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About Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles County, California
3,971,896
Male:
1,958,998 (49.3%)
Female:
2,012,898 (50.7%)
Los Angeles (/lɒs ˈændʒəlᵻs/, Spanish for "The Angels"), officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the second-most populous city in the United States after New York City, the most populous city in California, and the county seat of Los Angeles County. Situated in Southern California, Los Angeles is known for its mediterranean climate, ethnic diversity, sprawling metropolis, and as a major center of the American entertainment industry. Los Angeles lies in a large coastal basin surrounded on three sides by mountains reaching up to and over 10,000 feet (3,000 m). Historically home to the Chumash and Tongva, Los Angeles was claimed by Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo for Spain in 1542 along with the rest of what would become Alta California. The city was officially founded on September 4, 1781, by Spanish governor Felipe de Neve. It became a part of Mexico in 1821 following the Mexican...
Los Angeles:
$52,024
California:
$64,500
$1,271
Los Angeles:
$542,100
California:
$449,100
4.8%

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Key Stats for Underwriter

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Underwriter Salaries

Experienced
▲13%

National Average
$69,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

▼6%

Skills That Affect Underwriter Salaries

Negotiation
▲26%

Risk Management / Risk Control
▲20%

Financial Analysis
▲4%

Microsoft Excel
▼0%

National Average
$69,000

Insurance
▼3%

Customer Service
▼7%

Loan Underwriting
▼28%

Data Analysis
▼31%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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