An Entry-Level Underwriter in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $59,153 per year.

$49,090 - $75,796
(Median)
$49K
$59K
$76K
MEDIAN: $59,153
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$49,090 - $75,796  
   
Bonus
$2,061 - $9,635  
Profit Sharing
$2,263  
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$49,286 - $82,857  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 34
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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,662,238
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

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Skills That Affect Underwriter Salaries

Risk Management / Risk Control
up arrow 8%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 3%

Customer Service
0%

National Average
$61,000

Data Analysis
up arrow 4%

Insurance
up arrow 5%

Loan Underwriting
up arrow 15%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
63 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 97%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
medical benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 3%
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