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Entry-Level Underwriter Salary in Chicago, Illinois

An Entry-Level Underwriter in Chicago, Illinois earns an average salary of $57,308 per year. A skill in Financial Analysis is associated with high pay for this job.

$41,184 - $73,797
MEDIAN: $57,307

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$41,184 - $73,797  
$302.01 - $9,933  
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $5,000  
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).
$40,423 - $83,039  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 73

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Underwriter in Chicago, Illinois Salaries

Financial Analysis
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Risk Management / Risk Control
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National Average

Data Analysis
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Loan Underwriting
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Microsoft Excel
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.


32 %
68 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 74% employee benefits None: 8%