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Underwriter Salary in Los Angeles

Underwriters in Los Angeles, Calif. pull down an average of $60K per year. Los Angeles Underwriters who participated in the survey are largely men, dominating at 65 percent. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Underwriters in Los Angeles. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$38,382 - $87,138
MEDIAN: $60,444

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XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
$38,382 - $87,138  
$484.79 - $15,135  
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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).
$38,315 - $92,578  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 71
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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

Loan Underwriting
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Financial Analysis
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.


35 %
65 %

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: 95% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 3%