Underwriter Salary in Los Angeles

The average Los Angeles Underwriter can expect to rake in roughly $61K per year. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. There are more male Los Angeles Underwriters than female among those who completed the questionnaire, making up 63 percent. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,498 - $88,664

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$39,498 - $88,664  
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$37,455 - $95,421  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 70
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Experience Affects Underwriter in Los Angeles, California Salaries

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National Average

Skills That Affect Underwriter in Los Angeles, California Salaries

Risk Management / Risk Control
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Microsoft Excel
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Customer Service
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Data Analysis
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National Average

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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 14 votes.


38 %
63 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 5%