Underwriters in Los Angeles can expect to earn an average of $67K annually. The majority of Los Angeles Underwriters (64 percent) who took the survey are men. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Underwriters in Los Angeles, Calif. Nearly all enjoy medical while almost all get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$41,106 - $91,916
$41K
$67K
$92K
MEDIAN: $67,371
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$13.48 - $22.49
$19
MEDIAN: $19.00
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Salary
$41,106 - $91,916  
   
Bonus
$1,242 - $19,727  
Profit Sharing
$1,400  
Total Pay (?
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$39,162 - $104,933  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 46
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$19.10  
   
Overtime
$37.50  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,242 - $19,727  
   
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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$39,162 - $104,933  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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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
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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
41%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Underwriter Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 16%

National Average
$68,000


Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Skills That Affect Underwriter Salaries

Negotiation
up arrow 27%

Risk Management / Risk Control
up arrow 25%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

National Average
$68,000

Insurance
up arrow 1%

Customer Service
up arrow 5%

Loan Underwriting
up arrow 26%

Data Analysis
up arrow 29%

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
41%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 97%
dental benefits
Dental: 91%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 3%
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